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Howell Runnels
Full Name: Howell Washington Runnels, Sr.
Date of birth: March 31, 1823
Date of death: November 7, 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th     Boston / Bowie   Bowie
H 1 Nov 21, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (1)     Boston / Bowie   Bowie
(1) Runnels sworn 11/21/1855, p. 77. House Journal.
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Biographical Sketches
  • RUNNELS, HOWELL WASHINGTON (1823-1895). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Howell W. Runnels, Jr., Watlington Manuscript 1920, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Birth date 3/31/1823; death date 11/7/1895; interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Texarkana, Bowie County, TX.; wife Martha Caroline Blackburn Adams FamilySearch.
  • Relatives: Howell W. Runnels, Sr. and Hardin R. Runnels - brothers. Martha C.B. Adams Runnels, wife of Howell W., acted as first lady of Texas during the term of her brother-in-law. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
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