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William W. Dawson William Wyatt Dawson
Full Name: William Wyatt Dawson
Date of birth: March 26, 1828
Date of death: November 15, 1906

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Trinity / Trinity   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) W.W. Dawson, Groveton. 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, William Wyatt Dawson, pp. 261-262. Born 3/26/1828. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • W.W. Dawson, Democrat, blacksmith, age 60 in 1889, born in Virginia. Card File.
  • William W. Dawson, born 1828, died 1906, interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Trinity, Trinity County, spouse Mary F. Dawson. Find a Grave.
  • Mortuary: Capt. W.W. Dawson, 11/16/1906, dateline 11/15/1906, "died early this morning . . . member of 22nd Legislature [sic]." Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William W. Dawson, 21st 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
     

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