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William Day
Full Name: William S. Day
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (1) (2) (3)     Unknown / Unknown   Austin, Fort Bend, Washington
(1) Senate District 16, represented Washington, Austin, and Fort Bend counties. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 2, 1853, 4th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 4, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) 4th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/3/1851, p. 3. Included in "roll of Senators elected being called by Districts, the following gentlemen appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Mentioned, p. 210, ". . . an engineer, William S. Day, who, harbinger of the economic future, was about to go into the cattle business, but would eventually die as the result of a stampede." The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Committee Informationtop
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
     

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