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Walter R. Holsey Walter Richardson Holsey
Full Name: Walter Richardson Holsey
Date of birth: September 3, 1867
Date of death: January 19, 1941

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3)   30th (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Henderson, Kaufman, Navarro
H 40 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Powell / Navarro   Navarro
H 40 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Powell / Navarro   Navarro
(1) "Place of residence" Corsicana, Texas (Navarro County). Senate Journal.
(2) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) Postoffice Corsicana, Navarro County. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) "Place of residence" Powell, Texas (Navarro County). Senate Journal.
(5) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
(6) Postoffice Powell, Navarro County. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Garitty Rifles, Spanish-American War. Obituary, 1/20/1941. Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Holsey, Walter R., United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War, Call Number 401-234. Sergeant, Company I, 2nd Texas Volunteer Infantry, postoffice Powell, Texas. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Former Legislator Died Sunday After Lingering Illness: Walter R. Holsey, Well-Known Navarro Countian, Buried Monday," 1/20/1941, pp. 1, 9. Death date 1/19/1941, native of Taylor County, Georgia, "Holsey served in the Texas Legislature, 1906-1910, and in the Texas Senate from 1910-1914." Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Walter R. Holsey, birth date 9/3/1867 in Georgia, death date 1/19/1941 in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Walter Richardson Holsey (1867-1941), interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County. Find a Grave.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Walter R. Holsey, postoffice Powell, nativity Georgia, age 35 (born circa 1868), merchant and farmer, Democrat.
    30th Legislature (1907) - W.R. Holsey, Corsicana, Navarro County, nativity Georgia, merchant, Democrat, age 39 (born circa 1868). Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Walter R. Holsey, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter R. Holsey, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter R. Holsey, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Labor (Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Asylums  
    Tobin's Book Store Account  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Internal Improvements  
    Military Affairs  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Agriculture  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Military Affairs  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Asylums  
     

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