William S. Brookshire

Full Name: William S. Brookshire
Date of birth: November 8, 1848
Date of death: July 21, 1918

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 62 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Granger / Williamson   Williamson
H 62 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Granger / Williamson   Williamson

(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), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Death of W.S. Brookshire Removes a Well Known Character and Citizen," Granger News (Granger, Texas), 7/25/1918, p. 4. W.S. Brookshire, death date 7/21/1918, "Years ago he was elected constable and finally went to the legislature and did important legislative work." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "W.S. Brookshire Died at Granger" (from Taylor Press), Thorndale Thorn (Thorndale, Texas), 7/26/1918, p. 3, crediting Bonham Public Library. William S. Brookshire, birth date 11/15/1850 in Wapelle County, Iowa; death date 7/21/1918. "Later he served two terms in the State Legislature, representing Williamson county in that body during the years 1908-10." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • William S. Brookshire, birth date 11/8/1848 in Wapello Louisa County, Iowa; death date 7/21/1918 in Granger, Williamson County, Texas. Ron Rayment Main Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Wm S. Brookshire, Taylor, Williamson County, age 48, born November 1851 in Iowa, stock broker, spouse Hattie.
    Census of 1910 - W.S. Brookshire, Justice Precinct 2, Williamson County, age 59, born circa 1851 in Iowa, farmer, spouse Hattie E. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • W.S. Brookshire, birth date 11/8/1848 in Iowa, death date 7/21/1918 in Granger, Williamson County, Texas; farmer & stockman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Brookshire (1850-1918), burial in Granger City Cemetery, Granger, Williamson County. Find a Grave.
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - W.S. Brookshire, postoffice Granger, nativity Iowa, age 61 (born circa 1850), stockman, 51 years in Texas, member of former legislatures: 31st, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Commerce and Manufactures  
Federal Relations  
Public Health  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Judicial Districts  
31st R.S. - 1909

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