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William L. Harrison William L. Harrison
Full Name: William L. Harrison
Date of birth: November 5, 1831
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2) (3)   24th (4) (5) (6) (7)   Populist Troy / Bell   Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas
(1) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed on "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) Member of Peoples Party. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
(4) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(5) Discussion of populists elected to 24th Legislature, populist pluralities by county, and roster with party affiliation, "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(6) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(7) 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
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William L. Harrison, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William L. Harrison, 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
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Frontier Protection  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Public Health  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Asylums  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Labor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    Roads and Bridges  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
     

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