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William Searcy
Full Name: William Williams Searcy
Date of birth: August 1, 1855
Date of death: October 27, 1941

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 12 Mar 14, 1892 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2)   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Austin, Burleson, Fort Bend, Waller, Washington
(1) William W. Searcy, sworn 3/14/1892, succeeded Ernst G. Maetze, died 10/12/1891. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Roll Call, First Day, 3/14/1892, p. 1. "Credentials of Senators H.F. O'Neal and W.W. Searcy were sent up and read . . . " "Senators O'Neal and Searcy came before the bar of the Senate and took the constitutional oath required." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, December 1941, p. 795. "Life-long Democrat"; from 1880-1892, chairman of Washington County Democratic executive committee. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Apportionment and Representation  
    Education  
    Investigate Charges Against J.E. Hollingsworth, Commissioner of Insurance, Statistics, and History (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
     

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