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William Weatherred William Weatherred
Full Name: William Wallace Weatherred
Date of birth: October 26, 1841
Date of death: February 1, 1897

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Hemphill / Sabine   Angelina, Houston, Nacogdoches, Sabine, San Augustine
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) 17th Legislature - 1/11/1881, p. 1. Listed as one of the "newly elected" Senators who "approached the President's desk and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • WEATHERRED, WILLIAM WALLACE (1841-1897). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Weatherred, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Federal Relations  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Claims and Accounts  
    Statistics of Industries, Public Health, and History of Texas  
     

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