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William C. Batte
Full Name: William C. Batte
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 8 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (1) (2) (3)     Mount Pleasant / Titus   Red River, Titus
(1) One of eight Senators in 9th Legislature that only served one term in the Senate, p. 12. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
(2) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/12/1861, p. 42. Classification of Senators - Batte not mentioned among senators drawing for terms; presumably he drew a short term because the Journal only lists fifteen names as having done so, though sixteen ballots "on which was written 'short term'" were prepared. Senate Journal.
(3) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/4/1861, p. 1. Listed in roll of Senators who "presented their credentials, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution and their seats." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age. Senate Journal.
  • Committee Informationtop
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Agriculture (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands  
     

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