W.T. Armistead

William Thomas Armistead

Full Name: William Thomas Armistead
Other surnames: Armisted, Armstead
Date of birth: October 25, 1844
Date of death: September 1, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion
S 4 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 20th (3) (4)   21st (1) (2)   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris, Titus
H 17 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
H 17 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (5)   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 20th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/11/1887, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(5) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • W.T. Armistead, birth date 10/25/1844 in Georgia, death date 9/1/1920 in Jefferson, Marion County, Texas, attorney at law. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • W.T. Armistead, birth date 10/25/1844, death date 9/1/1920, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, Marion County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
Privileges and Elections  
State Affairs  
21st R.S. - 1889
Incorporation Laws  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
Public Health  
Public Lands  
Roads and Bridges  
State Asylums (Chair) 
State Institutions of Learning  
20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments Address  
General Land Office  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
North Texas Insane Asylum at Terrell  
Proposition by T.H. Wheless, Stenographic Report of the Proceedings of the Legislature  
Public Lands  
Roads and Bridges  
State Asylum (Chair) 
State University at Austin  
19th R.S. - 1885
Capitol Contract  
Internal Improvement (Chair) 
J.M. Tryon, Clerk of Judiciary Committee No. 1  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections  
18th R.S. - 1883
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments Address  
Judiciary No. 1  
Memorial Services for Hon. W.H. Tucker of Anderson and Hon. A.J. Leo of Hidalgo  
Public Lands and Land Office  
San Antonio  

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