W.H. Lockett

William Henry Lockett

Full Name: William Henry Lockett
Date of birth: November 23, 1850
Date of death: August 7, 1899

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Morgan / Bosque   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell

(1) Meridian, Bosque County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) "Mr. Lockett served as . . . Mayor of Morgan, his present home." Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
(3) Postoffice Morgan. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • William H. Lockett, marriage to Ada Mingus in Bosque County, 6/6/1877.
    Census of 1880 - Wm. H. Lockett, Morgan, Bosque County, age 29, born circa 1851 in Missouri, dry goods merchant, living in household with Ada Lockett. FamilySearch. 1880 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • Mentioned in "A Story of a Pioneer School," Volume 5, Number 12, September 1928. Frontier Times Magazine.
  • Obituary, "Hon. W.H. Lockett Dead," 8/10/1899, p. 1. Mexia Evening Ledger.
  • Hon. W.H. Lockett, member of the Board of Trustees. Simmons College (Abilene, Texas). Catalogue of Simmons College, 1892-1893, p. 3, crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • William Henry Lockett, birth date 11/13/1850, death date 8/7/1899, marriage to Ada Mingus 6/6/1877. Parents Thomas Francis Lockett and Salle Waller Dixon, p. 76. Thomas Lockett of Virginia: Genealogical Memoir, 1940.


  • Photograph. W.H. Lockett, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan, Prairie View Normal School, and Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
County Governments and County Finances  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  

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