William Quayle

William Quayle

Full Name: William Quayle
Date of birth: October 18, 1825
Date of death: August 8, 1901

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Feb 3, 1863 - Oct 17, 1864 9th (4) (5)   10th (1) (2) (3)     Norton's Grove / Tarrant   Erath, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Tarrant

(1) Quayle did not attend 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call by district (holdover Senators), 11/2/1863, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal.
(3) Listed in Senate member roster for 10th Legislature, 2nd Called Session. Senate Journal.
(4) William Quayle, sworn 2/3/1863, succeeded Alfred T. Obenchain, resigned 2/15/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - predecessor Alfred Obenchain drew "the long term" (four years), 11/12/1861, p. 42. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and portrait, Col. William Quayle, Volume 10, Number 8, August 1902, pp. 372-373. Born 10/18/1825 on the Isle of Man, died 8/8/1901 in Moberly, Missouri. Confederate Veteran.
  • QUAYLE, WILLIAM (1825-1901). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, funeral, resolutions of respect of the Marmaduke Camp No. 685, United Confederate Veterans, Moberly, Missouri, and will of Col. Quayle, Moberly Weekly Monitor (Moberly, Missouri), 8/8/1901, p. 1; 8/15/1901, p. 2; 8/22/1901, p. 5. Newspapers.com.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 9th Regiment of Texas Cavalry, and commanding major of the 1st Frontier District. Confederate Veteran.

Other Resources

  • William Quayle (1825-1901), burial in Oakland Cemetery, Moberly, Randolph County, Missouri. Find a Grave.


Committee Information top

10th R.S. - 1863
Claims and Accounts  
Frontier Defense and Protection (Co-Chair) 
Military Affairs  
Public Lands  
9th R.S. - 1861
Claims and Accounts  
Flags of 4th and 5th Texas Regiments  
General Land Office  
Privileges and Elections  
State Affairs  

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