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William H. Shireman William H. Shireman
Full Name: William H. Shireman
Date of birth: March 4, 1908
Date of death: March 25, 1984

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   53rd (1)   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Kenedy, Kleberg, Nueces, Willacy
(1) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 53rd Legislature, R.S., SR 114. Birthday March 4. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Other Resources
  • Birth date 3/4/1908; death date 3/1874. FamilySearch U.S. Social Security Death Index.
  • William H. Shireman, birth date 3/4/1908, death date 3/25/1984, interment in Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Fayette County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William H. Shireman, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William H. Shireman, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 53rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Enrolled and Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Game and Fish (Chair) 
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage (Vice Chair) 
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Educational Affairs  
    Enrolled and Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Game and Fish (Vice Chair) 
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
    Public Printing (Chair) 
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  

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