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William Hood William Hood
Full Name: William Jordan Hood
Date of birth: November 3, 1841
Date of death: April 11, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Savoy / Fannin   Fannin
H 21 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Savoy / Fannin   Fannin
H 21 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (2) (3)   Democrat Savoy / Fannin   Fannin
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. William J. Hood, p. 408. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch. Birth date 11/3/1841; death date 4/11/1916. Fannin County Folks & Facts, HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy records include biographical sketches of William Jordan Hood, Lee Deatherage, and Robert Allen Deatherage, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • Information on the Hood family cemetery, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Whitewright, Fannin County, TX. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Hood, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Hood, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. William Hood, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Agricultural and Mechanical College, Sam Houston and Prairie View Normal Schools, and the State University, Visit  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Capitol Grounds  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Judicial Districts  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Affairs  
     

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