William Nelson Adams
Full Name: William Nelson "Uncle Bill" Adams
Date of birth: June 4, 1848
Date of death: June 15, 1926
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Jan 12, 1909 - Aug 10, 1912
Brownwood / Brown
Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Erath, Llano, McCulloch, Mills, Runnels, San Saba
Resigned from Legislature 8/10/1912, appointed Superintendent of Board of Managers of Institution for Training of Juveniles at Gatesville on 8/9/1912.
Legislative Reference Library Card File
Adams resigned 8/10/1912.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
32nd Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/10/1911, p. 1.
Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415.
Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture)
31st Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Census of 1900 - William N. Adams, Brownwood, Brown County, age 52, born June 1848 in Tennessee, county treasurer, wife Kate L.
- William Nelson Adams, birth date 6/4/1848 in Knox County, Tennessee, death date 6/15/1926 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, stockman.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- W.N. Adams, birth date 6/4/1848, death date 6/15/1926, family photos, burial in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County, with wife Kate L. Adams. Includes death notice in Longview News Journal, 6/15/1926, "W.N. Adams, 78, widely known as Uncle Bill, first tax collector of Brown county, former sheriff and state senator . . . "
Find a Grave.
- Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9.
San Saba News.
- 32nd Legislature (1911) - W.N. Adams, Brownwood, Brown County, nativity Tennessee, stockman, Democrat, age 62.
Texas Legislative Manual.
W.N. Adams, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
W.N. Adams, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
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