Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profile

Wm. J. Bullock William James Bullock
Full Name: William James Bullock
Date of birth: October 24, 1865
Date of death: October 20, 1938

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 103 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Iowa Park / Wichita   Wichita, Wilbarger, Greer
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - Will J. Bullock of Wichita county appointed Committee Clerk, p. 8; assigned to duty, p. 64. Senate Journal. January 12, 1899, p. 8
  • January 19, 1899, p. 64
    Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, William J. Bullock, Johnson City Press (Johnson City, Tennessee), 11/15/1938, p. 2, Bristol, Tennessee. "Mr. Bullock was a native of Blountville, Tenn., where he was born October 24, 1865. He moved to Texas in early manhood, became a clerk in the Texas state Senate and later served two terms [sic] as a representative in the Texas legislature. Removing later to Bentonville, Ark., Mr. Bullock twice was elected to the Arkansas state legislature as representative of Benton county." Newspapers.com.
  • Biographical sketch, William J. Bullock, pp. 187-188. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Obituary, W.J. Bullock, "Pioneer Wichitan Succumbs at 72," 10/24/1938, p. 1. "A native of Johnson City, Tenn., Bullock came to Texas about 1900, locating at Iowa Park. He moved to Wichita Falls about 1905 and resided here until the spring of 1919 when he moved to Bentonville, Ark., and several years later to Eureka Springs. Shortly after moving to Wichita Falls, Bullock served as tax assessor and about 190[?] he went to Austin as a member of the state legislature." Wichita Daily Times.
  • Other Resources
  • W.J. Bullock, birth date 10/24/1865 in Tennessee; death date 10/20/1938 in Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas; residence in Eureka Springs, Arkansas; wife Mrs. Ora Bullock. Arkansas, Death Certificates, 1914-1969. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - William J. Bullock, Iowa Park village, Wichita County, age 35, born October 1865 in Tennessee, grocer clerk, spouse Ora, daughter Ruth.
    Census of 1910 - W.J. Bulloch, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, age 44, born circa 1866 in Tennessee, county assessor, spouse Ora, daughters Josephine and Francis Lowise.
    William James Bullock and Ora Carnes/Cernes, parents of Josephine Mildred Bullock, born 2/9/1903 in Iowa Park, Wichita County, and William James Bullock, Jr., born 9/27/1917 in Wichita Falls.
    Census of 1920 - William J. Bullock, Benton, Arkansas, age 52, born circa 1868 in Tennessee, farmer, spouse Ora L., daughter's Josephine and Frances L., son William J., Jr. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (1) Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (2)
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - W.J. Bullock, postoffice Iowa Park, nativity Tennessee, age 35 (born circa 1866), merchant, 10 years in Texas, Democrat., Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Wm. J. Bullock, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    First National Bank of Austin, Investigate  
    Irrigation  
    Public Printing  
    Representative Districts  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

    This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

    Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

    Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.