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William M. Fly William Madden Fly
Full Name: William Madden Fly
Date of birth: December 26, 1857
Date of death: June 26, 1944

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 67 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Gonzales
H 67 Sep 13, 1926 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (1) (2)   Democrat Unknown / Gonzales   Gonzales
H 82 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Gonzales
H 82 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Gonzales
H 82 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Gonzales
H 82 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (3)   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Gonzales
(1) William M. Fly, in special election 9/11/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded Baker B. Hoskins, Sr. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, and 40th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 49th Legislature, R.S., HSR 272, 6/1/1945, pp. 2716-2717. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • George Washington Lafayette Fly, 1835-1905. Relatives: George Washington Lafayette Fly - father; William Madden Fly - son. Ancestry.com.
  • William Madden Fly, birth date 12/26/1857, death date 6/26/1944, photo, interment in Gonzales Masonic Cemetery, Gonzales, Gonzales County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in FLY, GEORGE WASHINGTON LAFAYETTE (1835-1905). Relatives: George Washington Lafayette Fly - father; William Madden Fly - son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Information on William Fly. Relatives: George Washington Lafayette Fly - father; William Madden Fly - son. George Washington Lafayette Fly - grandfather; William Stoner Fly - grandson. William Madden Fly - uncle; William Stoner Fly - nephew. WikiTree.org.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William M. Fly, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William M. Fly, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William M. Fly, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William M. Fly, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William M. Fly, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Bribery Charges Against Representatives Dale and Moore, Investigation, Special  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Education  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Lobbying Activities, Investigation (Vice Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Affairs  
    State Departments, Investigate (Vice Chair) 
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Common Carriers  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Education  
    Neinast Investigating (Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Blue Ridge Farm Purchase, Investigate  
    Common Carriers  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Central Investigating Committee (Chair) 
    Charges Against James E. Ferguson, Governor, Investigate  
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Contingent Expenses  
    Education  
    Insurance  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Prepare Articles of Impeachment Against Governor James E. Ferguson  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Appropriations  
    Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Penitentiaries (Vice Chair) 
    Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
     

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