W.S. Delaney

William Shelby Delany

Full Name: William Shelby Delany
Other surnames: Delaney
Date of birth: September 18, 1825
Date of death: December 16, 1900

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 25 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Columbus / Colorado   Colorado, Lavaca

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House District 25
Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876
Legislatures: 14th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Columbus / Colorado
Counties in district: Colorado, Lavaca

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Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Death notice, "W.S. Delaney Dead," 12/17/1900, p. 3. Austin Daily Statesman.
  • Census of 1870 - W.L. Delaney, Colorado County, age 45, born circa 1825 in Kentucky, lawyer, wife Caroline.
    Census of 1880 - W.S. Delary [Delany], Columbus, Colorado County, age 54, born circa 1826 in Kentucky, lawyer, wife Carolin.
    Census of 1900 - William E. [S.] Delany, Columbus, Colorado County, age 75, born December 1825 in Kentucky, lawyer, wife Caroline. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • William Shelby Delany, birth date 9/18/1825, death date 12/16/1900, portrait, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • W.S. Delaney, Colorado County, p. 32, "was member Thirteenth [sic] Legislature." Texas Legal Directory for 1876-77, 1877.


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14th R.S. - 1874
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations  
Financial Condition of the State  
Floating Debt of the State  
Immigration (Chair) 
Impeachment Managers, Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District  
Impeachment of Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District  
Internal Improvements  
Judges M. Walker and Wesley Ogden, Supreme Court  
Judiciary No. 1  
Removal of Judge L.M. Cooper, 3rd Judicial District  
Sanitary Legislation  
State Affairs  

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