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Simeon Rufus Williams

S.R. Williams
Full Name: Simeon Rufus "Sim" Williams
Birth date: June 25, 1873
Death date: February 20, 1961

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Simeon Rufus Williams, birth date 6/25/1873 in Texas; death date 2/20/1961 in Hemphill, Sabine County; retired hotel operator. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Simeon R. Williams, birth date 6/25/1873, death date 2/20/1961, burial in Hemphill Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, with spouse Dora E. Williams. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/7/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • Obituary, "Last Rites Held Tuesday for Alto Man's Brother," Alto Herald, 2/23/1961, p. 1, crediting the Stella Hill Memorial Library. Simeon R. Williams "owned the Williams Hotel in Hemphill . . . was in the State Legislature in the late twenties and early thirties." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Simeon "Sim" Rufus Williams, photo, Sherriff of Sabine County in 1908 and member of the 40th and 41st House of Representatives. Strong McLemore Genealogy 2006.
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - S.R. Williams, postoffice Hemphill, nativity Texas, age 55, hotel man, member of former legislatures: 40th. Texas Legislative Manual .
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