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A.C. Wilmeth A.C. Wilmeth
Full Name: Alexander Campbell Wilmeth
Date of birth: April 7, 1861
Date of death: June 26, 1931

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th (1)   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
H 101 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Crane, Crosby, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
(1) Andrew C. Wilmeth, home county, Scurry. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(2) Snyder is county seat of Scurry County. In 1884, when Scurry County was organized, Snyder's settlement was chosen as the county seat. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Snyder, Scurry County. House Journal.
(4) 29th and 30th Legislatures - Andrew C. Wilmeth, home address, Snyder; home county, Scurry. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Andrew C. Wilmeth, home county, Loving. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(6) Postoffice, Snyder. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., 3/7/1933, p. 710. Death date estimated; Wilmeth died during November 1931 in California. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, Alexander Campbell Wilmeth, birth date 4/7/1861, elected to Texas Legislature in 1904. GenealogyMagazine.com, 2000.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "First Lawyer of Snyder Dies in Los Angeles: A.C. Wilmeth, 70, Had Been Scurry Resident Since 1884; Wife, Two Children Survive," 7/4/1931, p. 9. Died "a few days ago at his home in Los Angeles," Scurry county attorney, district attorney, and later, state representative. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Alex C. Wilmeth, California Death Index, 1905-1939, death date 6/26/1931, Los Angeles. Ancestry.com.
  • A.C. Wilmeth. Card File.
  • Article on Scurry County mentions A.C. Wilmeth began publishing the county's first newspaper, the Scurry County Citizen, in the 1880s. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Census of 1910 - A.C. Wilmeth, Snyder, Scurry County, age 49, lawyer, son Lex. Census of 1920 - A.K. Wilmeth, Snyder, Scurry County, age 55, lawyer, widowed. No Wilmeths found in Loving County. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Genealogy, Section 4, "Wilmoth Families in NC, TN, AR, TX, and SC...", James Ransom Wilmeth, pp. 177-179, 188. Lists son Alexander Campbell Wilmeth, born 3/7/1861 in Anna, Texas; married (1) Mary Camp and (2) Mary Wilmeth Horn; died 6/26/1931 in Los Angeles, California, "in which city he was buried" [sic p. 188, died 6/26/1936]. Wilmot-Wilmoth Wilmeth, 1940.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.C. Wilmeth, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.C. Wilmeth, 30th 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Common Carriers  
    Counties  
    Irrigation (Chair) 
    Liquor Traffic  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Irrigation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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