William Tate

Full Name: William Tate
Date of birth: 1832
Date of death: January 1872

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Hallettsville / Lavaca   Lavaca

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - William Tate, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, age 38, born circa 1832 in Alabama, lawyer, living in household with Mary Tate, age 31, born circa 1839 in Alabama. FamilySearch. 1870
  • William Tate, Lavaca County District Attorney from March 8, 1858, to September 1861. Hallettsville Herald, 12/25/1887, p. 3, crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library.
    Wm. Tate, District Attorney of the Tenth District in 1858 and 1859, comprised of Calhoun, Victoria, Jackson, Lavaca, DeWitt, and Gonzales counties. The Texas Almanac for 1858, p. 126, and Texas Almanac for 1859, p. 195, crediting Texas State Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Hallettsville Herald, December 25, 1887 Texas Almanac, 1858 Texas Almanac, 1859
  • Wm. Tate mentioned in obituary of Mrs. Mary Kroeschel, The Hallettsville New Era, 9/17/1912, p. 1, crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library. "Deceased had been a resident of this city for many years. She came here with her first husband, Wm. Tate, a lawyer, to whom she had been shorty before married at Fort Smith, Arkansas. Wm. Tate died here shortly after the war and about three years later she married Wm. Kroeschel, then a business man of this city, who died in 1890." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Committee Information top

11th R.S. - 1866
Engrossed Bills  
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