Wm. Noll W. Sewell

William Noll Sewell

Full Name: William Noll Sewell
Date of birth: October 16, 1906
Date of death: November 24, 1978

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100-1 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Midlothian / Ellis   Ellis

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House District 100-1
Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939
Legislatures: 45th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Midlothian / Ellis
Counties in district: Ellis

Biographical Information top

Military Service Notes

  • William Noll Sewell, birth date 10/16/1909 in Midlothian, Ellis County; employed by Chamber of Commerce, Ennis; draft registration 10/17/1940 in Ennis, Ellis County. FamilySearch Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947.
  • United States Army, Private, World War II. William N. Sewell, enlistment 11/25/1940 in Midlothian. FamilySearch United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
  • United States Army, Drummer, 144th Infantry Band at Camp Bowie, World War II. Photo, "Private Now," 1/25/1941, p. 2. "William Noll Sewell of Midlothian, owner of the Midlothian Argus, who claims to be the only former member of the Texas Legislature now in the Army as a buck private." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Other Resources

  • "Newspaperman to Seek Position in Legislature: William N.W. Sewell," photo, 3/16/1936, p. 3. Dallas Morning News.
  • William N. Sewell, birth date 10/16/1909 in Texas; death date 11/24/1978 in Temple, Bell County; civil service; served in World War II. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1977-1986.
  • William Noll Sewell, birth date 10/16/1906, death date 11/24/1978, burial in Midlothian Cemetery, Midlothian, Ellis County. Includes partial article on "Papa" Sewell in the Army from personal scrapbook; and reprint of Dallas Morning News article, 3/16/1936. Find a Grave.
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.


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45th R.S. - 1937
Banks and Banking  
Claims and Accounts  
Congressional and Legislative Districts (Vice Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Pollution of Streams in Texas Public Waters, Special  

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