W.L. Grogan

William L. Grogan

Full Name: William L. Grogan
Date of birth: July 1866
Date of death: November 18, 1918

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 106 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Sweetwater / Nolan   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Reeves, Scurry, Stonewall, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Nolan—W.L. Grogan. House Journal. 26th R.S.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Judge W.L. Grogan Dead: Died at Shreveport November 18th, Burial Be Made Here," 11/20/1918, p. 12; Memorial resolution, "Resolutions of Respect: On Death of W.L. Grogan by Abilene Bar Association," 11/21/1918, p. 3. Abilene Daily Reporter.

Other Resources

  • William L. Grogan, born 1866 in Anniston, Alabama, death date 11/18/1918 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana; spouse Adelia Pickett.
    Census of 1900 - W.L. Grogan, Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas, age 34, born July 1866 in Alabama, lawyer, spouse Adelia.
    Census of 1910 - William L. Grogan, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, age 43, born circa 1867 in Alabama, attorney at law, spouse Adelia. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960
  • W.L. Grogan (1866-1918), burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Taylor County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "W.L. Grogan Dies Here After Short Illness: Was Prominent in Shreveport Lodge Circles; Interment in Abilene," (Shreveport, Louisiana), 11/18/1918, p. 8. "For the past three years, when he moved to Shreveport from Abilene, Texas, Mr. Grogan has been one of the city's prominent lawyers." Newspapers.com.
  • "Funeral of W.L. Grogan," Abilene Weekly Reporter, 11/27/1918, p. 2, crediting Abilene Public Library. Died 11/18/1918 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - W.S. Grogan, postoffice Sweetwater, nativity Alabama, age 33 (born circa 1866), lawyer, 28 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.L. Grogan, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

26th R.S. - 1899
Claims and Accounts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Private Land Claims  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums (Chair) 

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