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Henry William Witcher
Full Name: Henry William Witcher
Date of birth: September 28, 1868
Date of death: December 2, 1941

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jul 31, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd (1)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson
(1) Henry W. Witcher, sworn 7/31/1911, succeeded J.R. Elliott, resigned 3/13/1911. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, James C. Witcher, p. 913; mentions son Henry W. Witcher. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • "Henry W. Witcher, Retired Druggist, Legislator, Passes," 12/3/1941. Died Tuesday, 12/2/1941, at age 73. Son of J.C. Witcher and Fannie Gilbert Witcher. Relatives: Captain J.C. Witcher, father; Henry W. Witcher, son. Dallas Morning News.
  • Henry William Witcher, birth date 9/28/1868 in Bells, Grayson County; death date 12/2/1941 in Sherman, Grayson County; funeral notice from Tioga Herald, Grayson County, 12/11/1941 notes Witcher was "former member of the Texas Legislature." Parents: Captain James Coleman Witcher (1839-1926), Mildred Fannie Gilbert Witcher (1844-1879). Interment in Bells North Cemetery, Bells, Grayson County. Find a Grave.
  • Descendants of William Witcher, James Coleman Witcher and son Henry W. Witcher. Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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