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William Taylor Hill
Full Name: William Taylor Hill
Date of birth: August 16, 1837
Date of death: July 31, 1917

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Unknown / San Jacinto   Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler
(1) W.T. Hill, Polk County, Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) SAN JACINTO, TEXAS. "San Jacinto is on Farm Road 1791 near its junction with Farm Road 3179, twelve miles from Huntsville in southwestern Walker County." Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) San Jacinto, San Jacinto County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) San Jacinto County. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, William Taylor Hill, p. 252. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Mentioned in several letters, biographical sketch, footnote 73: Lieutenant William T. Hill, native of Alabama, age 22 in 1860, farmer in Waverly (Walker County) when recruited into Confederate army, promoted to Captain 8/23/1862. Touched by Fire: Letters From Company D 5th Texas Infantry Hood's Brigade Army of Northern Virginia 1862-1865, 2000.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company D, 5th Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. Biographical sketch and portrait, Captain W.T. Hill, p. 354. Unveiling and Dedication of Monument to Hood's Texas Brigade on the Capitol Grounds, 1911.
  • Other Resources
  • Capt. William Traylor Hill, birth date 8/16/1837, death date 7/31/1917, Confederate veteran, served with Hood's Brigade. Interment in Old Waverly Cemetery, New Waverly, Walker County. Name on grave marker, "Capt. W.T. Hill." Find a Grave.
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Agriculture and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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