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William Fields William Abner Fields
Full Name: William Abner "Abby" Fields
Date of birth: February 11, 1854
Date of death: August 25, 1932

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 60 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill, Navarro
H 60 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th (1) (2)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill, Navarro
H 77 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Bosque, Hamilton, Hill, Somervell
H 77 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Bosque, Hamilton, Hill, Somervell
(1) W.S. Fields. House Journal.
(2) Wm. A. Fields. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, William A. Fields, Hillsboro, birth date 2/11/1854, father William Fields and mother nee Miss Minerva H. Mayes, marriage to Miss Fannie Edgar Andrews 6/29/1880. Relatives: William Fields (Liberty County) - father; William A. Fields - son. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • William Abner "Abby" Fields, birth date 2/11/1854, death date 8/25/1932, interment in Ridge Park Cemetery, Hillsboro, Hill County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William A. Fields, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. William Fields, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Fields, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Fields, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Fields, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
    Painting Ownership, Investigate  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Public Printing  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Absence of Certain Members, Investigate, Special  
    Deaf & Dumb Institute, Special  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Public Printing  
    Public Printing Department, Special  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Rules (Chair) 
    Uniformity of Text-books, Special  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Rules  
    State Expert Printer, Investigate, Special (Chair) 
     

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