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William Walter Burnett

Full Name: William Walter Burnett
Date of birth: December 6, 1852
Date of death: August 29, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 98 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Kerrville / Kerr   Bandera, Edwards, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Our Officials: Short Sketches of the Men Who Attend to the Public Affairs of the County and City," 12/22/1899, reprinted in 3/18/1976 edition. Kerrville Mountain Sun.

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Judge W.W. Burnett Dies Unexpectedly at His Hays Co. Ranch," 8/30/1922, p. 4. Kerr County Judge and member of 29th Legislature (1905) from Kerr County; death date 8/29/1922. Austin Statesman.
  • Census of 1900 - Wm. W. Burnet, Kerr County, birth date December 1852 in Alabama, age 47, County Judge, wife Cappie Burnet. FamilySearch.
  • W.W. Burnett, birth date 12/6/1852 (possibly 1853), birthplace Alabama, death date 8/29/1922 in Dripping Springs, Travis County, retired attorney at law. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Walter Burnett, birth date 12/6/1852, death date 8/29/1922, burial in Oakwood Cemetery Annex, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - W.W. Burnett, postoffice Kerrville, nativity Alabama, age 50 (born circa 1855), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.W. Burnett, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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