W.A. Morris

William A. Morris

Full Name: William A. "Bud" Morris
Date of birth: December 24, 1844
Date of death: January 28, 1928

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Montague / Montague   Montague
H 49 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Montague / Montague   Montague

Terms of Service top

House District 49
Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923
Legislatures: 37th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Montague / Montague
Counties in district: Montague
House District 49
Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921
Legislatures: 36th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Montague / Montague
Counties in district: Montague

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - William A. Morris, Montague County, age 75, born circa 1845 in Arkansas, occupation: Representative, Tex. Legislature, wife Rachel L. Morris. FamilySearch.
  • W.A. "Bud" Morris, birth date 12/24/1844; death date 1/28/1928 in Montague, Montague County; county surveyor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • W.A. (Bud) Morris, birth date 12/24/1844, death date 1/28/1928, burial in Montague Cemetery, Montague County, with spouse Rachel Morris. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in MONTAGUE, TX (MONTAGUE COUNTY). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, W.A. "Uncle Bud" Morris, birth date 12/24/1844, death date 1/28/1928. "He at one time represented this county in the State Legislature for four years, and was county surveyor for many years." The Saint Jo Tribune, 2/3/1928, p. 1. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - W.A. Morris, postoffice Montague, nativity Arkansas, age 76 (born circa 1845), 68 years in Texas, land surveyor, member of former legislature: 36th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.A. Morris, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.A. Morris, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Liquor Traffic  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Representative Districts  
Revenue and Taxation  
Senatorial Districts (Vice Chair) 
36th R.S. - 1919
Public Lands and Buildings  
Revenue and Taxation  

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