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W.M. Holland Wesley Mastin Holland
Full Name: Wesley Mastin Holland
Date of birth: January 27, 1862
Date of death: July 2, 1930

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 17 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2)   Democrat Bay City / Matagorda   Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Matagorda, Wharton
H 37 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) William M. Holland, in special election 11/8/1904, succeeded Robert V. Davidson, resigned October, 1904. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Resolution congratulating Representative W.M. Holland on his marriage. 25th Legislature, 2/3/1897, p. 211. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Wesley Mastin Holland, birth date 1/27/1862, death date 7/2/1930, burial in Columbia Cemetery, West Columbia, Brazoria County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, 7/4/1930. Burial will be at West Columbia, [Brazoria County]. Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in "Sweeny of Prince Edward: Southside Virginia Families." Musetta Sweeny married Wesley Mastin Holland, born 1/27/1862, in Marshall County, Kentucky. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - W.M. Holland, postoffice Bay City, Matagorda County, nativity Kentucky, lawyer, Democrat, age 43 (born circa 1862). Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.M. Holland, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.M. Holland, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    City and Town Corporations  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    Private Land Claims  
    Redistricting State Judiciary, Special (Chair) 

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