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W. Albert Williamson

W.A. Williamson
Full Name: W. Albert "Cap" Williamson
Birth date: November 5, 1875
Death date: March 1, 1955

Terms of Service

  • House, 52nd Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat
  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
    Democrat
  • House, 49th Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947
    Democrat
  • House, 48th Legislature
    1/12/1943 - 1/9/1945
    Democrat
  • House, 47th (6) Legislature
    7/1/1941 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat
  • Senate, 42nd (7) (8) & 41st (9) Legislatures
    1/8/1929 - 1/10/1933
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, 5th C.S., elected 2/19/1930.
  • House, 40th (2) (3) (5) (11) Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
  • House, 39th (1) (4) (10) Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
(1) District 78 comprised of Bexar County; District 68 comprised of DeWitt County, p. 264, Acts of 1921, 37th Legislature, 2nd C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) District 78 comprised of Bexar county shall elect five representatives; District 63 comprised of Robertson county shall elect one representative, p. 264, Acts of 1921, 37th Legislature, 2nd C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(3) District 78. House Journal .
(4) District 78, Place 1, W.A. Williamson. House Journal .
(5) District 78. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) W. Albert Williamson, in special election 6/28/1941, sworn 7/1/1941, succeeded Preston L. Anderson, resigned May 28, 1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(8) W.A. Williamson. Senate Journal .
(9) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal .
(10) District 68, W.A. Williamson. Texas Legislative Manual .
(11) District 63. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biography, 1/19/1929, p. 3. Houston Post-Dispatch .

Committee Information

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