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Wiley M. Imboden
Full Name: Wiley Mangum Imboden
Date of birth: April 6, 1861
Date of death: February 3, 1921

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 10, 1893 - Nov 11, 1893 23rd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Rusk / Cherokee   Anderson, Cherokee, Houston, Trinity
(1) Term end date estimated - "District attorney resigns," 11/14/1893, p.3; "Dist. Attorney Imboden: Wiley Mangum pulls down a desirable appointment," 11/15/1893, p. 5. Appointed by Governor as Cherokee district attorney (dateline: Nov. 11). Galveston Daily News.
(2) Imboden resigned after session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 23rd Legislature - 1/10/1893, p. 1, All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day; 1/11/1893, p. 5, Resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal.
(4) 24th Legislature - Message from the Governor, 1/12/1895, p. 10. Nomination of W.M. Imboden, District Attorney Second Judicial District. Appointed 11/14/1893. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 37th Legislature, R.S., Simple Resolution 43, 2/7/1921, p. 287. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, "Lawmakers of Texas: Something about Men Who Left Records at Austin: Cranford, Bowser, Simpson, Atlee, Imboden, Steele, Greer and Douglass. Their Personal and Political Points," 8/27/1893, p. 13. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical sketch, Wiley Mangum Imboden, pp. 673-674. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas, 1890.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 93-94. Journal Clerk of the Senate, 19th Legislature. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch. Officers of the House: Wiley Mangum Imboden, Chief Clerk, 21st Legislature. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • "Imboden Says No: He Will Not Run for Congress on His Hog Law Record," 10/7/1893, p. 5. Mentions Representative Townsend of Angelina as "legitimate parent" of law making theft of a hog a felony. Galveston Daily News.
  • "Newspaper man-lawyer dies at home in Alto," 2/5/1921, p. 9 (dateline Feb. 4). Born 1864. Galveston Daily News.
  • Hon. Wiley Mangum Imboden, volume 3, pp. 1275-1276. Born 4/6/1861, District Attorney from 1893-1896 for counties of Cherokee, Angelina, Nacogdoches, Shelby, San Augustine, and Sabine. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
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    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Printing  
    State Institutions of Learning, Joint Committee on  

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