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Wilburn W. Ridling
Full Name: Wilburn W. "Web" Ridling
Other surnames: Riddling
Date of birth: March 3, 1864
Date of death: January 18, 1901

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 10, 1901 - Jan 18, 1901 27th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin

(1) First Day, 1/8/1901, p. 5, Riddling absent - sick; Third Day - morning session, 1/10/1901, p. 13, Oath of office administered to Hon. W.W. Ridling. House Journal.
(2) Democrat, death date 1/19/1901. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) John Cunningham, sworn 2/15/1901, succeeded Webb W. Ridling, died 1/18/1901. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 27th Legislature, R.S., HCR 5, 1/18/1901, p. 118. Committee appointed to attend funeral and report, pp. 120, 122; Resolutions providing memorial services, pp. 169 and 507; Arrangement of memorial services, p. 315; Resolution relative to funeral expenses, p. 1024 - name given as W.W. or Web W. Ridling. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Hon. Wib Ridling Dead: Fannin County's Representative Passed Away of Pneumonia Friday," Honey Grove Signal, 1/25/1901, p. 1 crediting Honey Grove Preservation League. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Memorial resolution, W.W. Ridling, death date 1/19/1901, p. 212. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Web W. Ridling, Bonham, Fannin County, age 36, born March 1864 in Arkansas, county sheriff. FamilySearch.
  • Wilburn W. Ridling, birth date 3/3/1864, death date 1/18/1901, burial in Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Fannin County. Find a Grave.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural Affairs  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Federal Relations  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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