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William J. Bailey William J. Bailey
Full Name: William J. Bailey
Date of birth: February 25, 1860
Date of death: October 13, 1949

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   24th (2)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Hood, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant
(1) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed on "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 24th Legislature - 1/8/1895, p. 1, listed in "roll of Senators' elect . . . President then administered the oath of office to the above Senators." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 51st Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 17, 2/7/1950, p. 40. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, p. 155. Texans and Their State: A Newspaper Reference Work, 1918.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • William J. Bailey, birth date 2/25/1860, death date 10/13/1949, including photos of Bailey and family; interment in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Early State Senator Dies in Fort Worth," 10/14/1949, p. 3. Elected state senator in 1889 at the age of 27. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William J. Bailey, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William J. Bailey, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Finance  
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Civil Code, Special  
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Private Land Claims  
    Roads and Bridges  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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