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William Neyland William Neyland
Full Name: William M. Neyland
Date of birth: 1828
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Aug 9, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3) (4)     Jasper / Jasper   Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Orange, Polk, Tyler
(1) 11th Legislature - 8/6/1866 (First Day), pp. 2, 4, all 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials. "Upon calling the roll of Districts, the following Senators responded and presented their credentials." Senate Journal.
(2) 11th Legislature - 8/9/1866, p. 12. "On motion of Senator Guinn, of Angelina, the Senator elect from the Second Senatorial District, Hon. Wm. M. Neyland, came forward took the oath of office and his seat." Senate Journal.
(3) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(4) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: W.M. Neyland, resident county Jasper, post office Jasper, state of nativity Louisiana, lawyer, and age 38 in 1866 (birth date estimated, 1828). Senate Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Legislation introduced to divide Texas into two states, p. 74. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Neyland, 11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of Senate members (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History). By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
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