W.B. Hargis

William Bonaparte Hargis

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

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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

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House District 11
Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943
Legislatures: 47th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Hemphill / Sabine
Counties in district: Sabine, San Augustine

Biographical Information top

Military Service Notes

  • Texas Rangers. "He enlisted in the Texas Rangers as a LOYALTY RANGER on July 4, 1918 thru February 1919." W.B. Hargis (1871-1953), burial in Pineland Cemetery, Pineland, Sabine County. Includes biographical sketch, 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, Texas; death date 7/17/1953 in Austin, Travis County; professor/education. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Bonaparte Hargis, birth date 11/5/1872; permanent home address in Pineland, Sabine County; teacher, Pineland School; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Sabine County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • 47th Legislature (1941) - W.B. Hargis, postoffice Hemphill, Sabine County, nativity Texas, age 68 (born circa 1873), farmer and teacher. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.B. Hargis, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

47th R.S. - 1941
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
School Districts  

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