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W.C. O'Bryan William Carey O'Bryan
Full Name: William Carey O'Bryan
Date of birth: June 23, 1856
Date of death: May 17, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat McGregor / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan
H 69 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat McGregor / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan
H 69 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat McGregor / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan
(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
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 41st Legislature, 2nd C.S., 6/7/1929, p. 110. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • William Carey O'Bryan, birth date 6/23/1856 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas; death date 5/17/1929 in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas; interment in McGregor Cemetery, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Col. W.C. O'Bryan Dies in Arkansas," 5/18/1929, p. 16. O'Bryan was "flotorial representative of the old Sixty-ninth district, composed of McLennan, Falls and Limestone counties . . . He acquired the title of 'Colonel' as a member of the staff of Governor Lanham." Waco Tribune-Herald.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.C. O'Bryan, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.C. O'Bryan, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.C. O'Bryan, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Appropriations  
    Common Carriers  
    Education  
    Municipal Corporations  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Orphan Home and State Reformatory (Chair) 
    Common Carriers  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Municipal Corporations  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Appropriations  
    Banks and Banking  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Grounds and Buildings  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Agriculture  
    Appropriations  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Public Grounds and Buildings  
    Public Printing  
    State Penitentiaries  
     

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