W.H. Woodward

William H. Woodward

Full Name: William H. Woodward
Date of birth: August 30, 1817
Date of death: September 22, 1894

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 26 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 20th (5) (6) (7)   21st (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Port Lavaca / Calhoun   Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wilson

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Victoria, Victoria County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 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).
(4) "William H. Woodward, Port Lavaca," 12/28/1888. San Antonio Daily Light.
(5) "Democrat of the old school," p. 91. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(6) 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).
(7) 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

Other Resources

  • William H. Woodward, birth date 8/30/1817, death date 9/22/1894, burial in Taylor City Cemetery, Taylor, Williamson County. Includes portraits, obituary. Find a Grave.
  • Mortuary, William H. Woodward, 9/23/1894, p. 4. Ex-Senator, died 9/22/1894 at Port Lavaca, located at Indianola in 1852, interment to be in Taylor. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Commerce and Manufacture  
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
North Texas Insane Asylum  
Public Health  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
20th R.S. - 1887
Agricultural Affairs  
Capitol Dedication Arrangements  
Contingent Expenses  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
State Asylum  

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