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William Kendall William Addison Kendall
Full Name: William Addison Kendall
Date of birth: August 6, 1830
Date of death: April 9, 1910

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Pilot Point / Denton   Denton
H 51 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Pilot Point / Denton   Denton
H 45 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (6) (7) (8)     Denton / Denton   Denton
(1) Pilot Point, Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Home city listed as Denton. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) Pilot Point. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(6) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(7) Home post office - Denton; home county - Denton. House Journal.
(8) Home city listed as Bolivar. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and biographical sketch, "Capt. Kendall Dead," 4/11/1910, p. 1; "Capt. Kendall's Life was Interesting One," 4/18/1910, p. 3. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Volume II, History of the Texas Deaf and Dumb Asylum, pp. 6, 19-20. Histories of American Schools for the Deaf, 1817-1893, 1893.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biography, William Addison Kendall of Pilot Point, p. 256. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary index lists death date as 4/9/1910. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • William Addison Kendall, birth date 8/6/1830, death date 4/9/1910, photo, interment in Pilot Point Community Cemetery, Pilot Point, Denton County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Kendall, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Kendall, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. William Kendall, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    Finance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Printing  
    School Lands, Select (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Finance  
    Printing and Binding Reports of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals (Chair) 
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    Public Printing  
    School Claims  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    State Affairs  
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Indian Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Southern States, Draft Resolutions Expressive of Sympathy to  
     

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