W.H. Browning

Woodson Heard Browning

Full Name: Woodson Heard Browning
Date of birth: September 13, 1848
Date of death: February 3, 1940

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Lampasas / Lampasas   Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas
H 76 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (2)   Democrat Lampasas / Lampasas   Burnet, Lampasas

(1) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1893 January 11, 1893
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, McNelly Company of Scouts, Green's Texas Cavalry Brigade, according to soldier's application and witness affidavits. Woodson Heard Browning, death date 2/3/1940 in Reeves County, widow Mrs. W.H. Browning, marriage date 5/9/1872 in Travis County. Pension File Nos. 47157 (W.H. Browning) and 51929 (Woodson Heard Browning), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. W.H. Browning, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1970. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, McNelly's Scouts Cavalry. Military grave marker, W.H. Browning. Woodson Heard Browning (1848-1940), portrait, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lampasas, Lampasas County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • "Confederate Vet Dies in Pecos," 2/5/1940, p. 9. Died at home Saturday (2/3/1940). Served as district attorney, state legislator, and state senator. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Woodson Heard Browning, birth date 9/13/1848 in Brenham, death date 2/3/1940 in Pecos, Reeves County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - W.H. Browning, Lampasas, age 44 (born circa 1849), lawyer, 44 years in Texas, member of previous legislatures: 22nd, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Enrolled Bills  
Federal Relations  
General Land Office  
General Land Office, Joint Committee to investigate the  
Judiciary No. 1  
Labor  
Mining and Irrigation  
Penitentiaries  
Roads and Bridges  
Rules  
Stock and Stockraising  
22nd R.S. - 1891
Counties and County Boundaries  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
State Asylums  

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