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W.W. Lang William Lang
Full Name: William W. Lang
Date of birth: May 15, 1829
Date of death: August 7, 1900

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Marlin / Falls   Bell, Falls, Milam
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • LANG, WILLIAM W. (1829-?). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 107-109. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Death of Colonel W.W. Lang," The Houston Daily Post, 8/9/1900, mailable edition, p. 3. Dallas, Texas, dateline August 8: "Lang died at his home in Oak Cliff yesterday morning at 8:30 o'clock . . . in 1876 he was elected to the State legislature . . . he was born May 15, 1829." Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.W. Lang, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Agricultural and Mechanical College, Visit  
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    Public Debt  
    Secretary of State  

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