W.H. Elliott

William H. Elliott

Full Name: William H. Elliott
Date of birth: October 21, 1831
Date of death: June 7, 1914

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 17 Jan 9, 1883 - Dec 23, 1883 18th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Unaffiliated Texarkana / Bowie   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris

(1) "Armisted [sic], of this place, and W.H. Elliott, of Texarkana, both Democrats, are elected representatives. The citizens ticket, made up of good men, without regard to party, is elected in full for the first time in years," 11/12/1882, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Elliott resigned 12/23/1883. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(4) Independent. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Company F, 24th Mississippi commanded by Colonel W.F. Dowd. ". . . he entered as a private, but was soon elected first-lieutenant, and was frequently called on to command his own and other companies of the regiment." The Encyclopedia of the New West, 1881.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - William Elliott, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, age 38, born circa 1831 in Alabama, clerk in store, wife Lena.
    Census of 1880 - W.H. Elliott, Texarkana, Bowie County, age 48, born circa 1832 in Alabama, dealer in grains and groceries, wife L.A. Elliott.
    Census of 1900 - W.H. Elliott, Texarkana, Bowie County, age 69, born October 1831 in Alabama, furniture, wife Lenora. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • William H. Elliott (1833-1914), burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Texarkana, Bowie County. Includes biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Texarkana Judge Dies," 6/17/14, p. 7. "Judge Elliott served in the Texas senate [sic] and later was county judge and county clerk of Bowie County." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • William H. Elliott. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.


  • Photograph. W.H. Elliott, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Educational Affairs  
Privileges and Elections  
Revision of Rules  

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