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William Lacey William Doss Lacey
Full Name: William Doss Lacey
Date of birth: November 25, 1870
Date of death: March 19, 1953

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 23 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 23 Jul 24, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (7) (8) (9) (10)   Democrat Normangee / Leon   Leon, Madison
(1) Census of 1910 - William D. Lacy, Justice Precinct 1, Leon County, age 39.
Census of 1920 - William D. Lacey, Normangee, Leon County, age 49. FamilySearch. 1910
1920
(2) Personnel of the New Texas Legislature, House of Representatives, 12/17/1916, p. 23, lists W.D. Lacey, Normangee, Leon County. Galveston Daily News.
(3) NORMANGEE, TEXAS. "Normangee is at the intersection of Farm roads 39 and 3 and the Old San Antonio Road, on the Burlington Northern Railroad and the Madison county line seventeen miles southwest of Centerville in southwest Leon County." Parts of Madison County are included within the town limits. Handbook of Texas Online.
(4) W.D. Lacey of Normangee, residence in Leon County, pp. 2, 5. House Journal.
(5) Normangee, Madison County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Home county, Madison. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(7) Normangee, Madison County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(8) William D. Lacey, in special election 7/24/1915, succeeded Daniel C. Dove, resigned 6/17/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(9) Home county, Madison. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(10) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 35th-36th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, September 1953, p. 613. Death date 6/19/1953, "former Leon County attorney, judge, and Representative." Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • William Doss Lacey, birth date 11/26/1870 in Bessimer, Alabama, death date 3/19/1953 in Centerville, Leon County, burial in Centerville. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Lacey, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Lacey, 36th 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Banks and Banking  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judicial Districts  
    Penitentiaries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Banks and Banking  
    Commerce and Manufactures (Vice Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Penitentiaries  
    Senatorial Districts  
     

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