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W.W. Merritt W.W. Merritt
Full Name: W. W. Merritt
Other surnames: Merrett
Date of birth: 1844
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin
H 47 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin
(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Melissa, Collin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) McKinney, Collin County. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, W.W. Merrett, pp. 264-265. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • Bio spells name Merrett; roster spells name Merritt. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.W. Merritt, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiaries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Assessment and Collection of Taxes  
    Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
    Internal Improvements  
    Military Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
     

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