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William Sheriff
Full Name: William Sheriff
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Feb 12, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Radical Republican Richmond / Fort Bend   Austin, Fort Bend, Wharton
(1) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/12/1870, pp. 15-16. House Journal.
(2) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Minority report from the Committee on Lawlessness and Violence includes letter from Judge William Sheriff regarding the murder of his son-in-law Wheelock H. Upton," 8/6/1868, pp. 674-677. Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, June 1, A.D., 1868, 1870.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    House Employees, Regulate Pay of  
    State Affairs  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    House Officer and Employee Compensation, Select  

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