William Powell Hancock

Full Name: William Powell Hancock
Date of birth: June 19, 1833
Date of death: November 19, 1913

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 51 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Salado / Bell   Bell, Milam, Robertson

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private and Sergeant, Company A, 16th Texas Infantry, enlisted 11/26/1861. William Powell Hancock, death date 11/19/1913 in Runnels County, widow Mrs. V.E. Hancock, marriage date 9/15/1892 in Bell County. Pension File Nos. 11170 (W.P. Hancock) and 24754 (William Powell Hancock), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Member of Walker's Division during the war between the States. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - William P. Hancock, Bell County, age 67, born June 1833 in Mississippi, farmer, wife Victoria E. FamilySearch.
  • W.P. Hancock, birth date 6/19/1833, death date 11/19/1913, burial in Wingate Cemetery, Wingate, Runnels County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.P. Hancock, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Capitol Contract  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
Public Printing  

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