W.W. Graves

William W. Graves

Full Name: William W. Graves
Date of birth: December 12, 1828
Date of death: June 22, 1894

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Whitesboro / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, ". . . he enlisted in Company D, Fourth Alabama regiment, as a private; was promoted to position of surgeon in the C.S. Navy in the spring of 1862, under command of Admiral Buchanan, and during the latter part of the war was in charge of the hospital at Mobile." The Sunday Gazetteer, 7/1/1894, p. 1, crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - W.W. Gravis, Grayson County, age 42, born circa 1828 in Virginia, doctor, in household with Annie.
    Census of 1880 - W.W. Graves, Whitesboro, Grayson County, age 52, born circa 1828 in Virginia, medical doctor, wife Annie.
    FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • "Personals," The Sunday Gazetteer, 1/13/1884, p. 4, crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. "Dr. W.W. Graves, representative from Grayson and Cook counties, left Whitesboro for Austin, Saturday week, to be present at the opening of the Legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Dr. W.W. Graves is Dead," The Sunday Gazetteer, 7/1/1894, p. 1, crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. "Dr. William W. Graves was born in Hanover county, Virginia, December 12, 1828." Death date 6/22/1894. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Photographs

  • Photograph. W.W. Graves, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
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