W.L. Blavton

William Lafayette Blanton

Full Name: William Lafayette Blanton
Date of birth: December 28, 1851
Date of death: May 26, 1937

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
H 81 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke

(1) District 31 comprised of Kaufman county; District 81 comprised of Cooke county, pp. 34, 36, Acts of 1901, 27th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 8, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 81 represented by W. L. Blanton, p. 3. House Journal.
(3) District 31 represented by William L. Blanton, p. 297. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

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Committee Information top

30th R.S. - 1907
Banks and Banking  
State Affairs  
29th R.S. - 1905
Municipal Corporations  
Pan American College of Commerce  
Private Corporations  
Public Debt  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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