W.E. Cureton

William Euphrates Cureton

Full Name: William Euphrates Cureton
Date of birth: July 20, 1848
Date of death: February 11, 1925

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 76 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   Populist Walnut Springs / Bosque   Bosque, Hamilton
H 76 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (2) (3)   Populist Walnut Springs / Bosque   Bosque, Hamilton

(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," The Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 39th Legislature, R.S., 2/17/1925, p. 712, W.E. Cureton. Relatives: Hon. W.E. Cureton - father, Hon. C.M. Cureton - son. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, November 1951, p. 657, for Hugh J. Cureton, Sr. Relatives: William E. Cureton - father, "a pioneer rancher and former member of the Texas Legislature"; C.M. Cureton - son, "former Attorney General of Texas who served as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas." Texas Bar Journal.
  • Brief biographical sketch, W.E. Cureton, p. 152. Born 7/20/1848 in Ozark, Arkansas. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.

Other Resources

  • William Euphrates Cureton, birth date 7/20/1848 in Arkansas, death date 2/11/1925 in Austin, Travis County, Texas; retired rancher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Euphrates Cureton, pp. 284, 295, 314, 318, 491-492 note 61. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism, 2020.


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Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Treasury Visit, Special  
Stock and Stockraising  
24th R.S. - 1895
Bribery in Frost-O'Neal Case, Investigate  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections  

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