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William E. Crump
Full Name: William Edmond Crump
Date of birth: 1809
Date of death: January 3, 1889

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Nov 5, 1849 - Oct 13, 1850 3rd (1) (2)     Bellville / Austin   Austin, Colorado
H Austin Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (3)     Unknown / Austin   Austin
H Austin Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (4) (5) (6)     Unknown / Austin Speaker 2/16/1846 - 3/3/1846 and 3/16/1846 - 5/1/1846.   Austin
(1) Zimri Hunt, sworn 11/18/1850, succeeded William E. Crump, resigned 10/13/1850. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, Texas Democrat, 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Branch resigned as speaker 3/16, and Crump was again elected, resigning 5/1 to be succeeded the same day by Bourland, who resigned 5/11 and was succeeded by Perkins. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Crump, elected speaker 2/16/1846, on 3/3 was granted leave of absence until 3/15, and Brown was elected speaker pro tempore. Brown resigned 3/9, the House adopted a resolution declaring the office vacant since 3/3, and Branch was elected speaker. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, Texas Democrat, 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • CRUMP, WILLIAM E. (1809-1889). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 1st and 4th Speaker of the House of Representatives: William Edmond Crump. Biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Military Service Notes
  • See MEXICAN INVASIONS OF 1842. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • "In Texas, Crump was involved in one brief military venture, the Vasques Campaign, which countered a Mexican raid on San Antonio in 1842." Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in 1850 Slave Schedule, Austin County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Committee Informationtop
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Apportionment, Special  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Division of the Supreme Court, Governor's Message  
    Federal Relations  
    Land Scrips, Loan Bonds, and Other Obligations Issued by the Late Republic of Texas in Comptroller's Office  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    2nd R.S. - 1847
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debt and Outstanding Liabilities of the Late Republic of Texas  
     

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