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William Neeley William Edgar Neeley
Full Name: William Edgar Neeley
Date of birth: June 10, 1878
Date of death: June 16, 1930

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Jan 9, 1917 - Dec 8, 1917 35th (1)   Democrat Anderson / Grimes   Grimes, Montgomery
H 21 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Anderson / Grimes   Grimes, Montgomery
H 21 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Anderson / Grimes   Grimes, Montgomery
(1) Howard Bennette, in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded William E. Neeley, resigned 12/8/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
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Other Resources
  • Obituary, "County Attorney Neeley Is Dead; Funeral Tuesday," 6/16/1930, pp. 1, 5. William Edgar Neeley, birth date 6/19/1878, death date 6/16/1930, died in office while Brazos County Attorney. "He was elected to the legislature from Grimes County in 1912 and held that office for two terms. While in the legislature, Mr. Neely introduced a bill compelling railroads to vacate road crossings." Bryan Eagle.
  • William Edgar Neeley, birth date 6/10/1878 on certificate of death, death date 6/16/1930, photo, interment in Bryan City Cemetery, Brazos County. Find a Grave.
  • Listed in Early History of Grimes County by E.L. Blair 1930, pp. 205-209, "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931." Includes years of service, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Neeley,33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Neeley,34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Neeley,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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
    School for the Deaf Visit  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    Tuberculosis Sanatorium  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Common Carriers  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Claims and Accounts  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Common Carriers  
    Federal Relations  
    Reforms in Criminal Procedure  

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