Wm. Allen

William Allen

Full Name: William Allen
Date of birth: March 18, 1832
Date of death: August 12, 1908

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 17 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 20th (3) (4)   21st (1) (2)   Unaffiliated Rock Hill / Collin   Collin, Denton

(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.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Rev. Wm. Allen, birth date 3/18/1832, death date 8/12/1908, burial in Pecan Springs Cemetery, Collin County. Find a Grave.
  • "Mortuary, William Allen Dead," 8/13/1908, p. 3. Denton, Texas, 8/12/1908. Died at home in Collin County "this morning . . . aged nearly 88 years." "Although a staunch Democrat, he made the race as an independent for the State Senate . . ." Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. Wm. Allen, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Wm. Allen, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Commerce and Manufacture  
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Retrenchment and Reform  
Road Legislation  
Roads and Bridges  
State Asylums  
Stock and Stockraising  
20th R.S. - 1887
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Public Debt  
Roads and Bridges  
State Asylum  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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