W.P. Tarpey

William Peter Tarpey

Full Name: William Peter Tarpey, Sr.
Date of birth: May 22, 1873
Date of death: February 22, 1941

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat La Marque / Galveston   Galveston

(1) Lamarque, Galveston County. House Journal.
(2) Galveston, Galveston County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Galveston County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(4) Lamarque. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) Lamarque. Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • "Funeral Services Set Today for William P. Tarpey," 2/23/1941, p. 2. Died early at his home "yesterday" (2/22/1941), "elected to the Legislature in 1901 and served 2 terms in the House of Representatives from Galveston County." Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical sketch, William P. Tarpey, pp. 146-147. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. W.P. Tarpey, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
County Government and County Finances  
Military Affairs  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representative Districts  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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