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W.B. Henderson
Full Name: W. B. Henderson
Date of birth: June 29, 1842
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Wills Point / Van Zandt   Kaufman, Rains, Van Zandt, Wood

(1) W.D. Henderson, Van Zandt, Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, W.B. Henderson, p. 258. Born 6/29/1842 in Cherokee County, Alabama, farmer. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, 1st Arkansas Infantry, Holmes' Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia; afterwards attached to Govan's Brigade, Cleburne's Division, Army of Tennessee. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - W.B. Henderson, Van Zandt County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Alabama, commercial traveler, wife J.E. Henderson, female, age 30. FamilySearch.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
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