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William Hargis William Bonaparte Hargis
Full Name: William Bonaparte "Fess" Hargis
Date of birth: November 5, 1872
Date of death: July 17, 1953

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Hemphill / Sabine   Sabine, San Augustine
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • William Bonaparte "Fess" Hargis, 1871-1953 on grave marker, birth date 11/5/1872, death date 7/17/1953, interment in Pineland Cemetery, Pineland, Sabine County. Biographical sketch, World War I and Texas Rangers, teacher in Pineland, Sabine County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "W.B. Hargis, Ex-Solon, Dies," 7/17/1953, p. 11. "William B. Hargis, 80, a former member of the Texas House of Representatives from Sabine and San Augustine Counties in the 47th Legislature," death date Friday morning, 7/17/1953. Austin Statesman.
  • William B. Hargis, birth date 11/5/1872 in Black Jack, death date 7/17/1953 in Austin, professor/education. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 47th Legislature (1941) - W.B. Hargis, postoffice Hemphill, Sabine County, nativity Texas, age 68 (born circa 1873), farmer and teacher. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Hargis, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
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    47th R.S. - 1941
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