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W.T. Melton William T. Melton
Full Name: William T. Melton
Date of birth: July 11, 1843
Date of death: April 28, 1909

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 94 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Paint Rock / Concho   Concho, McCulloch, Mills, San Saba
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 31st Legislature, 2nd C.S., 4/30/1909, p. 189. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and memorial biographical sketch, W.T. Melton, Volume IV, pp. 1954-1955. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company K, 14th Alabama; and Wilcox's Alabama brigade, Anderson's division, Longstreet's corps. Biographical sketch, William T. Melton, pp. 69-71. Born 7/11/1843 near Lourina, Randolph County, Alabama. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • William T. Melton, birth date 7/11/1843, death date 4/28/1909, portrait, interment in Live Oak Cemetery, Brady, McCulloch County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.T. Melton, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Penitentiaries and Convict Farms, Special  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Stock and Stockraising  

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