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W.M. Craddock
Full Name: W. M. Craddock
Date of birth: September 6, 1880
Date of death: November 17, 1954

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 34 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Quitman / Wood   Wood
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1920 - Walter M. Croddoct [sic: Craddock], Yantis, Wood County, age 39, born circa 1881 in Texas, cashier/state bank, spouse Lula, children Mable, Reba, Windall, Bennie M., Grace.
    Census of 1930 - William M. Craddock, Quitman, Wood County, age 49, born circa 1881 in Texas, agent/insurance, spouse Lula, children Oliver W., Bennie M., and Grace P. FamilySearch. 1920 1930
  • W.M. Craddock, birth date 9/6/1880, death date 11/17/1954 in Wood County, farmer-retired, burial in Quitman Cemetery, Quitman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Walter M. Craddock, birth date 9/6/1880, home address Yantis, Wood County, Texas, banker, spouse Lula Craddock. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Walter Mims Craddock, residence in Prec. #1, Quitman, Wood County, Texas; birth date 9/6/1880, contact listed Mrs. Lula Craddock. FamilySearch United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  • Walter Mims Craddock, birth date 9/6/1880, death date 11/17/1954, interment in Quitman City Cemetery, Quitman, Wood County, first spouse Bettie Estella Wheatley Craddock (1886-1910, married 1905), second spouse Betty Lula Farr Craddock (1878-1956, married 1912). Name on grave marker, Walter M. Craddock. Find a Grave.
  • 44th Legislature (1935) - W.M. Craddock, postoffice Quitman, Wood County, nativity Texas, age 54, salesman. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Obituary, "Former Legislator Dies from Heart Attack Wednesday," Wood County Democrat (Quitman, Tex.), 11/18/1954, p. 1. Wendell M. Craddock, "74-year-old former member of the Texas Legislature from Wood County," "served in the Texas Legislature in the early 1930s and at one time operated a bank in Yantis." Birth date 9/6/1880, death date 11/17/1954.
    Earlier article identifies Wendell Craddock as son of Rep. W.M. Craddock, "Craddock Accepts Position in Adjutant Gen Office," Wood County Democrat (Quitman, Tex.), 1/31/1935, p. 1. Wood County Democrat (Quitman, Texas).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W. M. Craddock, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
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