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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
    Democrat
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Simeon Rufus "Sim" Williams, birth date 6/25/1873, death date 2/20/1961, interment in Hemphill Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County. Includes photo noting service as State Representative. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Last Rites Held Tuesday for Alto Man's Brother," Alto Herald, 2/23/1961, p. 1. 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) .
  • 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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