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William H. Trolinger William H. Trolinger
Full Name: William Henry Trolinger
Other surnames: Trollinger
Date of birth: August 11, 1827
Date of death: October 28, 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 22 Jan 13, 1874 - Jul 8, 1874 14th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Whitesboro / Grayson   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Cooke, Grayson, Hardeman, Knox, Montague, Wichita, Wilbarger
H 22 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Whitesboro / Grayson   Baylor, Clay, Cooke, Denton, Grayson, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Knox, Montague, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Young
(1) "Second Dispatch," 7/9/1874, p. 1, dateline Austin, 7/8/1874. "State Senator Trollinger, of Grayson, having resigned, an election will be held in that district to fill the vacancy simultaneously with that for Congressman." Galveston Daily News.
(2) N.S. Craven, sworn 1/25/1875, succeeded William H. Trolinger, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 14th Legislature, Regular Session - 1/13/1874, pp. 1-2. Listed in group of "Senators elect" that took the oath of office. "Upon calling the roll of Senators by the Secretary, the following Senators answered to their names, came forward, presented their credentials, took the oath of office, administered by Judge Livingston Lindsey and took their seats," Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • TROLINGER, WILLIAM HENRY (1827-1895). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and resignation, William Henry Trolinger, p. 197. Born 8/11/1827 in Pulaski County, Virginia; physician - received medical training in Henry County, Missouri; died at his home in Whitesboro 10/28/1895. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William H. Trolinger, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. William H. Trolinger, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. William H. Trolinger, 14th 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.
  • 14th 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
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Agriculture  
    Indian Affairs and Frontier Protection  
    Private Land Claims  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Sanitary Legislation  
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Education  
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiary  
    State Affairs  
     

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