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William E. Cox William Euel Cox
Full Name: William Euel Cox
Date of birth: September 16, 1857
Date of death: August 15, 1944

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 55 Jul 24, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (1) (2)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 55 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
(1) W.E. Cox, in special election 7/24/1915, succeeded George W. McKnight, resigned 6/23/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 33rd and 35th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
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Other Resources
  • William Euel Cox, birth date 9/16/1857 in Missouri, death date 8/15/1944 in University Park, Dallas County, burial in Waxahachie, occupation: retired lawyer, father Jessie Cox and mother Sarah Murphy both from Tennessee. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William E. Cox, birth date 9/16/1857, death date 8/15/1944, interment in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, spouse Martha Carolyn Cox (1869-1956). Find a Grave.
  • Name William E. Cox. "Ferguson's name mentioned," 3/22/1914, p. 8. "Judge William E. Cox of Waxahachie, who is a member of the legislature from this county, introduced Judge Robertson . . . " Galveston Daily News.
  • Census of 1900 - Waxahachie, Ellis County. William E. Cox, born Sept. 1857 in Missouri, age 42 or 43, lawyer, father born in Missouri, mother born in Tennessee, wife Mattie C., children Sarah F., Jessie T., Rupert W.
    Census of 1910 - Ellis County. William E. Cox, born in Missouri, age 52, field editor - county newspaper, father and mother born in Missouri, wife Martha C., children Rupert W., Martha, Lula M. HeritageQuest Online.
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - W.E. Cox, postoffice Waxahachie, nativity Missouri, lawyer, age 55. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William E. Cox, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William E. Cox, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 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.
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