W.T. Merriwether

William Thomas Meriwether

Full Name: William Thomas Meriwether
Other surnames: Merriwether
Date of birth: April 16, 1843
Date of death: December 27, 1898

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Pearsall / Frio   Dimmit, Frio, Kinney, Maverick, Uvalde, Zavala

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • W.T. Merriwether. House Journal.
  • Memorial resolution, 19th Legislature, 3/21/1885, pp. 369. Condolences on the death of George Meriwether extended to the Honorable Thomas Meriwether. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company D, 4th Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade, enlisted 5/17/1862. William Thomas Meriwether, death date 12/27/1898 in Bexar County; widow Mrs. Lucy Meriwether, marriage date 11/15/1866 in Victoria County. Pension File No. 18495, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Includes memorial resolution adopted at meeting of the Albert Sidney Johnston Camp, No. 144, United Confederate Veterans, San Antonio, Texas; birth date 4/16/1843, death date 12/27/1898. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company D, 4th Texas Infantry. Military grave marker, W.T. Meriweather, birth date 4/16/1843, death date 12/19/1898, burial in Confederate Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County. Includes biographical information and reprint of obituary in the Daily Express (San Antonio, Texas), 12/28/1898. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • William T. Meriwether. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Note on legislative proceedings, 4/4/1885, p. 3. ". . . whereas George Merriwether, member of the 18th legislature, was killed at Goliad yesterday, the sympathy of the legislature be extended to his brother, Hon. Tom Merriwether, a member of this house. . ." Relatives: George Merriwether and William Thomas Merriwether, brothers. Wise County Messenger.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Judiciary No. 1  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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