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William McGaughey William L. McGaughey
Full Name: William L. McGaughey
Date of birth: February 26, 1837
Date of death: March 28, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 80 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Tolar / Hood   Hood, Parker, Tarrant
H 40 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell
H 40 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (3)   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell
H 40 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) 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).
(3) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • MCGAUGHEY, WILLIAM L. (1837-1912). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, History of Hood County Texas, from its Earliest Settlement to the Present . . ., pp. 136-137. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William McGaughey,19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William McGaughey,21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William McGaughey,25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education (Chair) 
    Education Department, Special  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Rules  
    Uniformity of Text-books, Special  
    University and Medical Branch, Special (Chair) 
    University of Texas, Investigate, Special  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Capitol Elevator, Investigate the Cost of Running (Chair) 
    Education  
    North Texas Insane Asylum  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    Water Supply  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Agricultural & Mechanical College at Bryan and the State University, Money and Lands, Select  
    County Government and County Finance  
    Drouth (Drought) Sufferers  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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