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William Ellett William Ellett
Full Name: William A. Ellett
Other surnames: Ellette
Date of birth: 1834
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 9 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1)   Republican Clarksville / Red River   Red River, Titus
H 7 Nov 7, 1859 - Feb 5, 1861 8th (2) (3)     Decatur / Wise   Collin, Cooke, Denton
(1) Republican. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
(2) Name listed W.A. Elliott, p. 3. House Journal.
(3) Thomas Lewellen, sworn 3/18/1861, succeeded William A. Ellett, resigned 2/5/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • ELLETT, WILLIAM A. (1834-?). Died in Red River County between 1880 and 1900. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Other Resources
  • Married Thurza Reed 9/14/1859 in Clarksville, Red River County, TX. FamilySearch.
  • Mentioned in Miscellaneous Notes, pp. 78-79. Pioneer History of Wise County: From Red Men to Railroads - Twenty Years of Intrepid History, 1907.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Ellett, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Photograph. William Ellett, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. William Ellett, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Abstracts of Land Titles  
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Land Office, Examine Books and Railroad Certificates (Chair) 
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Superintendent of Public Schools  
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Indian Affairs  
    Joint Indian Affairs  
    Land Office  
    Public Debt  
     

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