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Waller T. Burns Waller Thomas Burns
Full Name: Waller Thomas Burns
Date of birth: January 14, 1858
Date of death: November 17, 1917

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 25th (3) (4)   26th (1) (2)   Republican Houston / Harris   Austin, Fort Bend, Harris, Waller
(1) 26th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(2) Republican. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) 25th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1897, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(4) Republican. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Waller Thomas Burns, born 1/14/1858 in La Grange, died 11/17/1917 in Laredo. State senator, Texas, 1897-1901. Biographical Directory of Federal Judges.
  • BURNS, WALLER T. (1858-1917). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, "Federal Judge Waller T. Burns Succumbed to a Short Illness," 11/18/1917, p. 12. Laredo Weekly Times.
  • Biographical sketch, Waller T. Burns, pp. 41-42. Born 1/14/1858 in Fayette County. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Waller T. Burns, birth date 1/14/1859 in Fayette County, death date 11/17/1917 in Laredo, Webb County, U.S. Judge. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Judge Waller Thomas Burns, birth date 1/14/1858, death date 11/17/1917, interment in Old La Grange City Cemetery, Fayette County. Find a Grave.
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Waller T. Burns, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. Waller T. Burns, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Waller T. Burns, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments (Chair) 
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Frontier Protection  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Labor  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    State Asylums  
    State Lunatic Asylum, Texas Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Institute for the Blind, and Institute for Deaf, Dumb and Blind Colored Youths, Special  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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