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W.E. Watts W.E. Watts
Full Name: William Edward Watts
Date of birth: May 16, 1866
Date of death: November 28, 1930

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 13, 1925 38th (1) (2)   37th (3)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson Senate President Pro Tempore (38th)   Ellis, Hill, Johnson
(1) 38th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 3/14/1923, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) 38th Legislature - 1/9/1923, p. 1, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators. Senate Journal.
(3) 37th Legislature - 1/11/1921, pp. 2-3, List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1920, listed as Senator-elect. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • William Edward Watts, birth date 5/16/1866, death date 11/28/1930, portrait, Senator, interment in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.E. Watts, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.E. Watts, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 37th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Confederate Home  
    Contingent Expense  
    Insurance and Banking  
    Nominations by the Governor  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expense  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Insurance and Banking  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Town and City Corporations (Chair) 

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