W.D. Adair

William DeBerry Adair

Full Name: William DeBerry Adair
Date of birth: March 12, 1847
Date of death: October 11, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Jan 14, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1)   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
H 38 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   Montgomery, Trinity, Walker

(1) Absent on first day; sworn 1/14/1903, Messrs. Adair and Mulkey Take Oath of Office, 1/14/1903, p. 21. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S., 10/13/1933, p. 800. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S., Senate Simple Resolution 20, 10/12/1933, p. 466. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Telegram dated 10/11/1933 from Huntsville, Texas, "Hon. W.D. Adair died 5:30 today." 19th Day (Continued), 10/11/1933, Appendix, p. 370. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army. "Confederate Soldier in Lee's Army from 1861 to 1865." 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S., 10/13/1933, p. 800. Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources

  • William DeBerry Adair, birth date 3/12/1847, death date 10/11/1933, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.D. Adair, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.D. Adair, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

28th R.S. - 1903
Counties and County Boundaries  
Military Affairs  
Mining and Minerals  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
27th R.S. - 1901
Congressional Districts  
Public Debt  
State Affairs  

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