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William T. Williams William Thomas Williams
Full Name: William Thomas "Willie" Williams
Date of birth: March 15, 1872
Date of death: June 26, 1954

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82-1 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 82-1 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 82-1 Sep 13, 1926 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (5) (6)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 19 Jan 9, 1917 - Jun 4, 1918 35th (7)   Democrat Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria, Matagorda
(1) District 82 comprised of Travis county shall elect two representatives; District 83 comprised of Williamson county shall elect one representative, p. 264, Acts of 1921, 37th Legislature, 2nd C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 83. House Journal.
(3) District 82. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) District 83. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) "Special Elections Were Held Saturday," 9/5/1926, p. 1. "W.A. Williams, democratic nominee." Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
(6) William T. Williams, in special election 9/4/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded Felix A. Raymer, resigned 3/13/1926. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(7) William T. Williams resigned 6/4/1918. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • W.T. Williams was of Acadian descent, was orphaned at age 12, and grew up in Lafeyette, Louisiana. Personal page of William Thomas Williams, III.
  • Memorial, October 1954, p. 623. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • William Thomas Williams, birth date 3/15/1872, death date 6/26/1954; interment, along with Nannie Borum Williams, in Columbia Cemetery, West Columbia, Brazoria County. Find a Grave. Find a Grave
  • Nannie Ellen Borum married W.T. "Willie" Williams, 6/13/1906. Nan Bray's Family History.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William T. Williams, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William T. Williams, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William T. Williams, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Congressional Districts  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Judiciary  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    State Affairs  
    State Treasury, Investigate  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Buildings (Vice Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Common Carriers  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary  
    Military Affairs  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Common Carriers (Chair) 
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary (Vice Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Supreme Judicial Districts  
     

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