W.A. Wright

William Andrew Wright

Full Name: William Andrew "Uncle Billy" Wright
Date of birth: September 26, 1858
Date of death: July 3, 1945

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 95 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat San Angelo / Tom Green   Coke, Crockett, Edwards, Irion, Kimble, Menard, Runnels, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Tom Green

Terms of Service top

House District 95
Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901
Legislatures: 26th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: San Angelo / Tom Green
Counties in district: Coke, Crockett, Edwards, Irion, Kimble, Menard, Runnels, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Tom Green

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, "Sherman Rites for Pioneer of San Angelo Bar: Funeral Services Here Late Today for W.A. Wright," 7/5/1945, evening edition, p. 16. Born 9/26/1858 in Mayfield, Kentucky; "he was a member of the Texas Legislature in 1899." Includes description of Wright's work on criminal cases in West Texas and the location of the county courthouse. San Angelo Evening Standard.
  • Memorial, October 1945, p. 486. Judge William A. "Uncle Billy" Wright. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • William A. Wright, birth date 9/27/1858 in Kentucky; death date 7/3/1945 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas; retired attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Andrew Wright, birth date 9/26/1858, death date 7/3/1945, burial in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.A. Wright, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

26th R.S. - 1899
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Minerals  
Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 

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