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W.E. Austin William E. Austin
Full Name: William E. Austin
Date of birth: February 11, 1855
Date of death: December 10, 1931

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 53 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Bay City / Matagorda   Brazoria, Matagorda
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, William E. Austin, Volume II, pp. 983-984. Birth date 2/11/1855, native of Matagorda, Texas, marriage to Sophie Preisig in 1893; member of the 30th Legislature (1907). Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs, 1910.
  • Other Resources
  • Willian [William] E. Austin, death date 12/10/1931 in Bay City, Matagorda county, age 76 years, law[y]er, burial in San Antonio. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William E. Austin, birth date 2/11/1855, death date 12/10/1931, spouse Sophie Austin, burial in Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio. Find a Grave.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - Wm. E. Austin, postoffice Bay City, nativity Texas, age 52 (born circa 1855), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.E. Austin, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Banks and Banking  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries  

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