Wm. J. Bailey

William John Bailey

Full Name: William John Bailey
Date of birth: February 25, 1860
Date of death: October 13, 1949

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 10, 1899 24th (2)   25th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Hood, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant

(1) 25th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/12/1897, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(2) 24th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • William J. Bailey, birth date 2/25/1860, death date 10/13/1949, burial in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Includes photos of Bailey and family. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Early State Senator Dies in Fort Worth," 10/14/1949, p. 3. Elected state senator in 1889 at the age of 27. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Commerce and Manufacturing  
General Land Office  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
24th R.S. - 1895
Civil Code, Special  
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Commerce and Manufactures  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Enrolled Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Private Land Claims  
Roads and Bridges  
Towns and City Corporations  

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