W.M. Jerdone

William Macon Jerdone

Full Name: William Macon Jerdone
Date of birth: November 8, 1849
Date of death: November 27, 1900

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda

(1) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) 2-year term; filled unexpired term of Asa Stratton, resigned 05/14/1884. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Major W.J. Jerdone, 1/5/1888, p. 8. "He was elected to the state senate from this district in 1884." Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, "Wm. M. Jerome Dead: Funeral to Occur at 3,30 This Afternoon from Grace Church—A Distinguished Lawyer," 11/28/1900, p. 10. "Hon. William Macon Jerdone died yesterday." Galveston Daily News.
  • Hon. W.M. Jerdone, "Brilliant Mind Clouded," 1/5/1888, p. 2. "In 1884, he was elected to the state senate and served with distinction." San Antonio Daily Express.


  • Photograph. W.M. Jerdone, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Commerce and Manufactures  
Federal Relations  
Military Affairs  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Health (Chair) 
Public Lands  

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