William Stedman

Full Name: William Stedman
Date of birth: March 13, 1822
Date of death: November 6, 1890

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Henderson / Rusk   Rusk

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • William Stedman, birth date 3/13/1822, death date 11/6/1890, burial in Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County. Includes portrait, biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Fort Worth Daily Gazette, 11/8/1890, p. 7. "He was a member of the legislature of this state in 1854 . . ." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Included on list of leaders of the Texas Constitutional Union Party in 1860. The party was formed in January of 1860. "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 238, 256-262. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Mentioned as an "old-line Whig" in "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 245. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Stedman was nominated as Know-Nothing candidate for state attorney general in 1856. "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, p417. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.

Committee Information top

6th R.S. - 1855
Constitutional Amendments, Select  
County and County Boundaries  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary  

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