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W.E. Reid Welza Elijah Reid
Full Name: Welza Elijah "Wed" Reid
Date of birth: July 19, 1894
Date of death: August 15, 1954

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 117 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st (1) (2)   Democrat Colorado City / Mitchell   Fisher, Mitchell, Nolan

(1) Home city listed as Colorado. House Journal.
(2) Wed E. Reid. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1930, Welza E. Reid, Colorado City, age 36, born in Arkansas, newspaper editor, wife Clyde. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Clyde Orilla Thurman married Welza Elijah "Wed" Reid of Yellville, Arkansas; birth date 7/19/1894; death date 8/15/1954. "Owner of Western Newspaper Supply, Dallas, TX. Published many newspapers throughout TX. Member of TX Legislature 1927-1929." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.E. Reid, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Meridian College  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Public Printing (Vice Chair) 

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