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William Skillern William Asburry Skillern
Full Name: William Asburry Skillern
Date of birth: December 27, 1833
Date of death: November 13, 1921

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2)   Populist La Nana / Nacogdoches   Nacogdoches
(1) Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) La Nana, Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • SKILLERN, WILLIAM ASBURRY (1833-1921). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 17th Texas Dismounted Cavalry and 11th Texas Infantry ("He was elected Lieutenant on one occasion and on another, Orderly Sergeant . . . "). Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Skillern, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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