W.D. Cochrane

Willliam D. Cochran

Full Name: William D. Cochran, Sr.
Other surnames: Cochrane
Date of birth: July 1860
Date of death: September 29, 1901

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 68 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Bellville / Austin   Austin

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House District 68
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Bellville / Austin
Counties in district: Austin

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Resolutions and Journal entries

  • District 68, W.D. Cochran, Austin County. House Journal.
  • 27th Legislature, 2nd C.S., 10/1/1901, p. 174. W.D. Cochran, member of the 19th Legislature from Austin County. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - William D. Chochran [Cochran], Temple, Bell County, age 40, born July 1860 in Texas, widowed, lawyer. FamilySearch. 1900
  • W.D. Cochran, Sr., burial in Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington County. Find a Grave.
  • W.D. Cochrane. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Mentioned in "Death of Mrs. Cochrane," Galveston Daily News, 1/12/1885, p. 2, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. "Mrs. Annie L. Cochrane, wife of Hon. W.D. Cochrane, representative-elect to the legislature from Austin county, died here this morning, at the residence of her mother, Mrs. L.J. Spencer." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "The Death Roll: Judge William D. Cochran," Brenham Daily Banner, 10/1/1901, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Died at his home in Temple, Texas, Sunday, 9/29/1901, age 44 years. Born and reared in Austin county, represented Austin county in the 19th Legislature, married Miss Annie Spencer in 1874, son James Cochran. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • W.D. Cochran, postoffice Bellville. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.


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19th R.S. - 1885
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  

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