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William T. Wilkinson
Full Name: William T. Wilkinson
Date of death: May 24, 1870

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 25 Feb 9, 1870 - May 24, 1870 12th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Radical Republican Columbus / Colorado   Colorado, Lavaca

(1) COLUMBUS, TX. "Columbus was designated the county seat of Colorado County when the county was established in 1836." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870. House Journal.
(3) Columbus, Colorado County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Henry M. Shoemaker, in special election 11/28/1870 - 12/1/1870, sworn 1/10/1871, succeeded W.T. Wilkinson, died 5/24/1870. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
(6) Lavaca County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 12th Legislature, 1st Called Session - Memorial resolution, pp. 197-198. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Wilkinson, William T. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Union Army, 64th Regiment, Missouri Militia, Captain, Company A. Union Army, Captain, Company B, 30th Missouri Infantry. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Immigration  
     

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