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William Durant William Durant
Full Name: William Bethel Durant
Date of birth: May 21, 1853
Date of death: April 26, 1907

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Unaffiliated Buffalo / Leon   Leon, Madison
(1) Independent Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 261. Elected to the House as an Independent. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Bethel Durant family group sheets, Bastian and Moore Family Tree - John Wesley Durant. Relatives: John Wesley Durant - uncle; [William] Bethel Durant - nephew. Ancestry.com.
  • Letter written by Virginia "Ginny" Durant Nettles, sister of William Bethel Durant, on the Durant and Graham family history. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Durant, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
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    18th R.S. - 1883
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