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William Sayers William Sayers
Full Name: William Branch Sayers
Date of birth: February 22, 1843
Date of death: February 24, 1898

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
H 27 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • SAYERS, WILLIAM BRANCH (1843-1898). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biography and Portrait of Joseph D. Sayers, pp. 359-374. Relatives: Joseph Draper Sayers and William B. Sayers - brothers. Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
  • Other Resources
  • William Branch Sayers, birth date 2/22/1843, death date 2/24/1898, lawyer, born in Mississippi, brother of Joseph D. Sayers, son of David Sayers. Census of 1850, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi; Census of 1870, Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas; Craddock/Sayers/Stuhler Families family tree. Ancestry.com.
  • William Branch Sayers, birth date 2/22/1843, death date 2/24/1898, interment in Gonzales Masonic Cemetery, Gonzales County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Sayers, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. William Sayers, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Sayers, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Judges M. Walker and Wesley Ogden, Supreme Court  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Rules  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Apportionment  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Impeachment Managers, John G. Scott, Judge of the Tenth Judicial District  
    Judge T.C. Barden, 16th Judicial Court  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Late Honorable Louis Frankee, Assassination (Co-Chair) 
    State Penitentiary, Select  
     

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