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William Hudspeth William Hudspeth
Full Name: William Lafayette Hudspeth
Date of birth: February 7, 1857
Date of death: July 13, 1930

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Mount Pleasant / Titus   Morris, Titus
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • W.L. Hudspeth, birth date 2/7/1860 in Mississippi, purchasing agent and accountant for the North Texas Hospital for the Insane: 1907-1910. Biographical sketch and photo, "Texas and Her Legislature (Legislative Section)," Members of Texas House of Representatives, 35th Legislature, 2/28/1917, p. 11. Fort Worth Record.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - William Hudspeth, Titus County, Texas, age 43, born February 1857 in Mississippi, teacher, living in household with wife Minnie E. Hudspeth. Census of 1910 - W.L. Hudspeth, North Texas Hospital for the Insane, Terrell, Texas, age 52, born circa 1858 in Mississippi, accountant, M.E. Hudspeth listed below. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • William Lafayette Hudspeth, birth date 2/7/1857, death date 7/13/1930, internment in Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Mississippi. Find a Grave.
  • William Lafayette Hudspeth and wife Minnie L. Hudspeth pose in front of their home, photograph, Mount Pleasant, Images of America series, 2014, p. 32. Google Books.
  • "W.L. Hudspeth Dies at Mississippi Home," Mount Pleasant Daily Times, 7/16/1930, p. 1, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "W.L. Hudspeth in Race for Representative," The Times Review , 5/30/1924, p. 4, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - W.L. Hudspeth, postoffice Mt. Pleasant, nativity Mississippi, age 58 (born circa 1859), 34 years in Texas, teacher. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Hudspeth, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Appropriations  
    Common Carriers  
    Counties  
    Education  
    Penitentiaries  
    Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prison Farms  
    School for the Deaf Visit  
    Southwestern Insane Asylum  
    State Asylums  
     

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