Wm. Thompson

William Thompson

Full Name: William Thompson
Date of birth: December 15, 1834
Date of death: May 3, 1890

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1)   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Burleson, Washington

(1) Mentioned in "The news from Austin . . . Resignations of Representative Barziza and four others accepted after critical debate . . . Hunter restored to his seat . . . Other resignations not improbable," Thursday, 8/3/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Wm. Thompson, Brenham, Washington County, age 45, born circa 1835 in North Carolina, cotton buyer, wife S.E. Thompson. FamilySearch.
  • William Thompson, birth date 12/15/1834 in Norfolk, Virginia, death date 5/3/1890 in Kerrville, burial in Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington County. Includes obituary from Brenham Weekly Banner, 5/8/1890, p. 5. "He took an active interest in politics and served one or two terms in the state legislature, but was not a professional politican." Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. Wm. Thompson, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

15th R.S. - 1876
Arrangements, Prepare for Reception of Portrait of General Tom Green on the 4th of July  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examine  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
State Penitentiary  
Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 

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