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William Morris William Morris
Full Name: William Wright Morris
Date of birth: 1805
Date of death: June 20, 1883

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 5 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Panola, Rusk
H 22 Jan 22, 1861 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (1)     Henderson / Rusk   Rusk
(1) William Morris, sworn 1/22/1861, succeeded John N. McClarty, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • William Wright Morris - date of death 6/20/1883. Interment in Old Henderson City Cemetery, Henderson, Rusk County, TX. Includes biographical sketch and headstone photos. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • MORRIS, WILLIAM WRIGHT (1805-1883). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Morris, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. William Morris, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Financial Condition of the State  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Redistricting  
    State Indebtedness to the International and Texas Pacific Railroad Companies  
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Judiciary  
    Military Affairs  
     

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