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W.A. Myrick Walter A. Myrick
Full Name: Walter A. Myrick, Sr.
Date of birth: April 11, 1861
Date of death: January 19, 1934

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Jefferson, Orange
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "W.A. Myrick, Sr., Dies Early Today: Local Pioneer Claimed After Short Illness . . . ," 1/19/1934, p. 1. Walter A. Myrick, birth date 4/11/1861 in Sumner County, Tennessee; marriage to Roberta N. Miller of Dewitt, Arkansas, 10/15/1883; death date 1/19/1945. "Coming to Texas in 1901, he settled in Beaumont where he lived until moving to Lubbock. While in the former city he was owner of the Beaumont Enterprise and served in the Texas legislature from that district from 1904 to 1906." Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • Obituary, Mrs. W.A. Myrick, Sr. (Roberta Neal Miller Myrick), "Rites Set for Mrs. Myrick," 1/22/1948, pp. 1, 11. "Mrs. Myrick's late husband built the Myrick building, had extensive land holdings and was a large stockholder in Hotel Lubbock . . . Mr. Myrick died Jan. 19, 1934. They lived in Arkansas, at Coffeyville, Kan., and Joplin, Mo., and moved to Beaumont, Tex., in 1901. Mr. Myrick was owner of the Beaumont Enterprise and served in the Texas Legislature from 1904 to 1906." Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • Walter A. Myrick, Sr., "Mr. Myrick's Passing," 1/20/1934, p. 2. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • Other Resources
  • W.A. Myrick, Sr., birth date 4/11/1861 in Tennessee, death date 1/19/1934 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, capitalist, informant W.A. Myrick, Jr. of Lubbock. Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982.
    Birth certificate for son Walter Asbury Myrick, Jr., lists father Walter Alvis Myrick (born in Sumner County, Tennessee) and mother Roberta Neal Miller. Arkansas, Birth Certificates, 1914-1917.
    Son Walter Asbury Myrick married Margaret Lucile Wilson 6/24/1914 in Jefferson County, Texas. Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965. Ancestry.com.
  • Walter A. Myrick, birth date 4/11/1861, death date 1/19/1934, interment in City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock County. Find a Grave.
  • Walter Asbury Myrick, Sr., "Myrick Building Once a Downtown Gem for Lubbock," 5/16/2015. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
  • "New Myrick Hardware Store Ignores Tradition: Dinginess, Once a Part of Every Hardware Store, Is Banished and Cleanliness Makes it Attractive / Comparison Will Aid Local Store," 5/26/1928, pp. 1-2. "Partners in the firm are Walter Myrick, Jr., W.A. Myrick, Sr., and Russell Myrick." Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - Walter A. Myrick, postoffice Beaumont, nativity Tennessee, age 43 (born circa 1862), gen'l contractor, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.A. Myrick, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Common Carriers  
    Forestry  
    Irrigation  
    Mines and Mining  
    Municipal Corporations  
     

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