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William Stedman
Full Name: William Stedman
Date of birth: 1822
Date of death: November 6, 1890

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Henderson / Rusk   Rusk
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • STEDMAN, WILLIAM (1822-1890). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Included on list of leaders of the Texas Constitutional Union Party in 1860. The party was formed in January of 1860. "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 238, 256-262. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Mentioned as an "old-line Whig" in "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 245. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Stedman was nominated as Know-Nothing candidate for state attorney general in 1856. "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, p417. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Constitutional Amendments, Select  
    County and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary  
     

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