Walter A. Ferguson

Walter Anderson Ferguson

Full Name: Walter Anderson Ferguson
Date of birth: May 2, 1911
Date of death: September 2, 1999

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Overton / Rusk   Rusk
H 8 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Overton / Rusk   Rusk

Terms of Service top

House District 8
Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943
Legislatures: 47th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Overton / Rusk
Counties in district: Rusk
House District 8
Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941
Legislatures: 46th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Overton / Rusk
Counties in district: Rusk

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Walter Ferguson Rites Sunday in Henderson," 9/4/1999, p. 2. Born 5/29/1911 near Tatum. "He served as a member of the Texas Legislature, 1939-1941." Tyler Morning Telegraph.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, World War II. Military grave marker, Walter A. Ferguson, birth date 5/2/1911, death date 9/2/1999, burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, New London, Rusk County. Find a Grave.
  • United States Navy, World War II. "Walter A. Ferguson, former representative of Rusk county, and candidate for the state senate against Wardlow Lane of Center, has enlisted in the U.S. Navy." "Walter A. Ferguson Enlists in Navy," Timpson Daily Times, 9/7/1942, p. 4, crediting the Timpson Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

47th R.S. - 1941
Banks and Banking  
Education (Chair) 
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Health  
46th R.S. - 1939
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Eleemsoynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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