W.A. Thompson

William Alexander Thompson

Full Name: William Alexander Thompson
Date of birth: June 22, 1834
Date of death: March 24, 1901

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 68 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2) (3)   Unaffiliated Nelson / Austin   Austin
H 38 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (4)   Democrat Nelsonville / Austin   Austin

(1) Independent. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Biographical sketch and roster list home post office of Nelson, home county of Austin. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(3) Independent. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • William Alexander Thompson, birth date 6/22/1834 in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, death date 3/24/1901 in Hico, Hamilton County, Texas. Spouse Catherine Sullivan. Residence in Austin County (1870 and 1880), and Hamilton County (1900). Strickland/Hinson & Black/Dawson Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1870 - William Austin County, age 36, born circa 1834 in Alabama, farmer, living in household with Catharine Thompson.
    Census of 1880 - W.A. Thompson, Austin County, age 45, born circa 1835 in Alabama, farmer, wife Catharine.
    Census of 1900 - William A. Thompson, Hico Town, Hamilton County, age 67, born June 1833 in Alabama, farmer, wife Catherine.
    William A. Thompson married Catherine Sullivan, Austin County, 10/6/1857. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • W.A. Thompson, birth date 6/22/1834, death date 3/24/1901, burial in Hico Cemetery, Hico, Hamilton County. Find a Grave.
  • W.A. Thompson, postoffice Nelsonville, Austin County, farmer, nativity Alabama, age 46 (born circa 1835). Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.


  • Photograph. W.A. Thompson, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Federal Relations  
Public Debt  
Revenue and Taxation  
17th R.S. - 1881
Insurance and Statistics  
Judicial Districts  
Private Land Claims  
Revenue and Taxation  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Senatorial and Representative Districts  

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