W.D. Swann

William David Swann

Full Name: William David Swann
Date of birth: March 5, 1845
Date of death: February 8, 1935

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith

Terms of Service top

House District 27
Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923
Legislatures: 37th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Tyler / Smith
Counties in district: Smith

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, William David Swann, Volume V, pp. 2157-2158. Born 3/5/1845 in Sumpter County, Alabama. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Douglas' Company, Texas Light Artillery. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.
  • Confederate States Army, Douglass' Battery, First Texas, and joined army of Tennessee. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Confederate States Army. "He likewise served his State with distinction in the Civil War under the late Major James P. Douglas, and was one of the last surviving members of the Albert Sidney Johnston Camp of Confederate Veterans of Smith County." 44th Legislature, R.S., 2/11/1935, p. 349. Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources

  • William David Swann, birth date 3/5/1845, death date 2/8/1935, burial in Hopewell Cemetery, Swan, Smith County. Includes portrait of Swann as member of the Confederate Douglas Artillery Battery in the Civil War; and obituary from Shreveport Times, 2/9/1935. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.D. Swann, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Banks and Banking  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Traffic  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Printing  

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