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W. R. Johnson William Riley Johnson
Full Name: William Riley Johnson
Date of birth: May 13, 1874
Date of death: December 7, 1955

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 118 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Dickens, Garza, Kent, Scurry, Stonewall
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, "Society Scribblings: W.R. Johnsons Marking Fifty-four Years Together," 12/20/1953, p. 11.
    "Just a few days away and our fellow citizen, Snyder physician for more than 20 years, W.R. Johnson, will be on his way to Austin to start with the 41st Legislature," reprinted from The Scurry County Times, 12/2/1928. "25 Years Ago," 12/27/1953, p. 9.
    Obituary, "Dr. Johnson's Services Held," 12/8/1955, p. 1. Snyder Daily News.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, 1st Lieutenant M.C. (Medical Corps), World War I. William Riley Johnson, residence Snyder, Scurry County, born in Smith County 5/13/1876, served 1/24/1918 - 8/27/1918, principal station San Antonio. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • William Riley Johnson, home address Snyder, Scurry County, age 42, birth date 5/13/1876, physician, nearest relative Mrs. Mary E. Johnson. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • World War I, Lieutenant, stationed at Kelly Field, San Antonio. "Society Scribblings: W.R. Johnsons Marking Fifty-four Years Together," 12/20/1953, p. 11. Snyder Daily News.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Dr. Johnson, Snyder, Dies," Thursday morning, 12/8/1955, p. 1. "Dr. William Riley Johnson, 81, pioneer Scurry County doctor," born 5/13/1874 in Winona. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Census of 1910 - W.R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 36, physician, spouse Mary E., son George, daughter Ellen B.
    Census of 1930 - William R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 54, doctor, spouse Mary.
    Census of 1940 - William R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 61, physician/private practice, spouse Mary E. FamilySearch. 1910 1930 1940
  • Dr. William Riley Johnson, birth date 5/13/1874, death date 12/7/1955, interment in Snyder Cemetery, Snyder, Scurry County. Find a Grave.
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - W.R. Johnson, postoffice Snyder, nativity Texas, age 53, physician. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W. R. Johnson, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    State Treasury, Investigate  
     

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