William Lucius Adkins

Full Name: William Lucius Adkins
Date of birth: October 18, 1859
Date of death: September 12, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 67 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Columbus / Colorado   Colorado

(1) District 22 comprised of Lamar and Fannin counties; District 67 comprised of Colorado county; District 79 comprised of Llano, San Saba, Concho, McCulloch, Coleman, and Runnels counties, p. 11, Acts 1882, 17th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) House roster shows W.L. Adkins representing District 67, p. 1088. House Journal.
(3) Shows W.L. Adkins representing District 22, Coleman county; home post office Columbus [in Colorado county]. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • W.L. Adkins, birth date 10/18/1859, death date 9/12/1920, burial in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Columbus, Colorado County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Judge W.L. Adkins, San Antonio Express, 9/16/1920, dateline Columbus, Tex., Sept. 14, "one time Representative of Colorado County in the Legislature," died Sunday night (Sept. 12).
    Obituary, William Lucius Adkins, "W.L. Adkins Passed Away," La Grange Journal, 9/23/1920, p. 3, from The Columbus Citizen, crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. Birth date 10/18/1959, death date "last Sunday night, about ten o'clock," Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). September 16, 1920 September 23, 1920

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Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Civil Courts of Appeal, Locations for Holding  
Constitutional Amendment to Judiciary Article  
Constitutional Amendments  
Jefferson Davis  
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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