D.W. Phillip

Daniel Webster Phillips

Full Name: Daniel Webster "Dan" Phillips
Date of birth: February 28, 1850
Date of death: December 11, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 53 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Lampasas / Lampasas   Burnet, Lampasas
H 53 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Lampasas / Lampasas   Burnet, Lampasas

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Discussion of David W. Phillips in the Census of 1880 and 1900, born in North Carolina, confectioner, spouse Nancy E./Nellie; and Daniel W. Phillips: "The December 17, 1915, issue of the Lampasas Leader, contained notice of D.W. Phillip's, death at age 65, in Galveston. The Leader noted that Daniel W. Phillips operated a confectionery and fruit stand here. He served as a state representative from the Lampasas, Burnet, Mason and San Saba District (handwritten date of 1901)." Texas Historical Commission. [Historic Marker Application: Phillips and Trosper Buildings], text, 1996, p. 9, crediting the Texas Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Daniel W. Phillips Dead: Had Served Lampasas in Legislature, Later Living in Galveston," The Houston Post, 12/12/1915, p. 40. Born in Franklin County, North Carolina, served in 23rd Legislature in 1877 [sic] from Lampasas; survived by a widow and five children, Sadie M., Ruth, Armour, William P., and Fern P. Phillips. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, Dan W. Phillips, "D.W. Phillips Dead at Galveston," The Lampasas Leader, 12/13/1915, p. 3, crediting Lampasas Public Library, "state representative from this district in the state legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Brief biographical sketch, David W. Phillips, pp. 205-206. Native of Lewisburg, North Carolina, born 2/28/1850. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - David H.[W.] Phillips, Lampasas, Lampasas County, age 36 [age 30], born in North Carolina, merchant, spouse Nancy E.
    Census of 1900 - David W. Phillips, Lampasas, Lampasas County, age 50, born February 1850 in North Carolina, spouse Nellie E., daughters Sadie M., Ruth A., and Fern P., sons William P. and Armound.
    Census of 1910 - Daniel W. Phillips, Galveston, Galveston County, age 60, born circa 1850 in North Carolina, spouse Nellie, daughters Sadie and Ruth, son Armour. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910
  • Daniel Webster Phillips, death date 12/11/1915 in Galveston. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  • Daniel Webster Phillips, birth date 2/28/1850 in North Carolina, death date 12/11/1915 in Galveston, traveling salesman, McCaskey Register Co. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Daniel Wesley Phillips (1850-1915), Dan W. Phillips, birth date 2/28/1850, death date 12/11/1915, burial in Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock, Galveston County. Find a Grave.
  • David W. Phillips. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • "Hon. Daniel W. Phillips is at home from Austin, where he has spent the past five months working for the best interests of his constituency in this and Burnet counties. He has made a good and faithful representative . . . " The Lampasas Leader, 6/2/1899, p. 6, crediting Lampasas Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "Mr. Daniel W. Phillips, member of the legislature from Lampasas county, was in Houston yesterday." "Personal Mention," The Houston Post, 6/8/1889, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - D.W. Phillips, postoffice Lampasas, nativity North Carolina, age 51 (born circa 1850), real estate, stockbroker, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Senatorial Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  
26th R.S. - 1899
Commerce and Manufactures  
Mining and Minerals  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revenue and Taxation  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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