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S. R. Williams Simeon Rufus Williams
Full Name: Simeon Rufus "Sim" Williams
Date of birth: June 25, 1873
Date of death: February 20, 1961

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Hemphill / Sabine   Sabine, San Augustine
H 11 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Hemphill / Sabine   Sabine, San Augustine
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Simeon Rufus "Sim" Williams, birth date 6/25/1873, death date 2/20/1961, interment in Hemphill Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County. Includes photo noting service as State Representative. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Last Rites Held Tuesday for Alto Man's Brother," Alto Herald, 2/23/1961, p. 1, crediting the Stella Hill Memorial Library. Simeon R. Williams "owned the Williams Hotel in Hemphill . . . was in the State Legislature in the late twenties and early thirties." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - S.R. Williams, postoffice Hemphill, nativity Texas, age 55, hotel man, member of former legislatures: 40th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.R. Williams, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S. R. Williams, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Judicial Districts  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Judicial Districts  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  

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