William Henry Crain
Full Name: William Henry Crain
Date of birth: November 25, 1848
Date of death: February 10, 1896
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Apr 18, 1876 - Aug 20, 1877
Indianola / Calhoun
Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Refugio, Victoria, Wilson
Ellsberry R. Lane, sworn in 16th Legislature, succeeded William H. Crain, resigned 8/20/1877.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
15th Legislature - All Senators except District 7 listed in roll call as Senators elect, oath of office administered, 4/18/1876, p. 1; Drawing of Senatorial Terms, 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "short term" (two years).
. April 18, 1876
April 27, 1876
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch, William H. Crain, pp. 316-317.
The Encyclopedia of the New West, 1881.
- Biographical sketch in "State Senators Elect: Personal Sketches Completed - Seventeen Lawyers, Seven Grangers, Two Doctors, One Editor and Four Colored Politicians - the Political Structure of the New Senate of Texas," 3/3/1876, p. 2.
Galveston Daily News.
- CRAIN, WILLIAM HENRY (1848-1896).
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Portrait and biographical sketch, William H. Crain, pp. 55-56.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
- Biographical sketch, William H. Crain, pp. 137-138.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
- Biographical sketch, William H. Crain, Representative, Seventh Congressional District, p. 177.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
- Biographical sketch, pp. 47-49.
Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
W.H. Crain, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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