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Walter Peter Acker

Walter P. Acker, Sr.
Full Name: Walter Peter Acker
Birth date: September 2, 1844
Death date: February 16, 1933

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
    Democrat
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
  • House, 39th Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
  • House, 18th (1) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Resolution providing for visitation - 41st Legislature, 1/16/1929. p. 129. House Journal .
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., Senate Simple Resolution 51, 2/17/1933, p. 278. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • Confederate States Army, Second Lieutenant, Mississippi Cavalry. 43rd Legislature, R.S., 2/17/1933, p. 479. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., 2/17/1933, p. 479. Name listed Walter C. Acker, Sr. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Walter Peter Acker, birth date 9/2/1844, death date 2/16/1933, portrait, historical marker photo, obituary, interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lampasas, Lampasas County. Find a Grave .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company F, 16th Mississippi Infantry. Military grave marker, Walter P. Acker. Find a Grave .
  • Name listed Walter C. Acker, Sr. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Walter P. Acker, "Last Confederate veteran to serve in the Texas Legislature." Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Text of Lampasas County historical marker, Oak Hill Cemetery. Name listed Walter P. Acker. "In 1930 he was honored as the last confederate veteran to serve in the Texas Legislature." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936 1936.
  • Memorial, October 1933, pp. 112-113. Texas Law Review Proceedings of the . . . Annual Meeting of the Texas Bar Association .
  • Biography, p. 266. Born in Alabama in 1845. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
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