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William A. Morris

W.A. Morris
Full Name: William A. "Bud" Morris
Birth date: December 24, 1844
Death date: January 28, 1928

Terms of Service

  • House, 37th Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat
  • House, 36th (1) Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
(1) "W.A. Morris of Montague is a candidate for representative from Montague county . . . Uncle Bud is [a] fine old veteran that we are glad to honor." Nocona News, 6/28/1918, p. 2. NewspaperARCHIVE.com .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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  • Census of 1920 - William A. Morris, Justice Precinct 1, Montague County, age 75, born circa 1845 in Arkansas, occupation: Representative, Tex. Legislature, spouse Rachel L. Morris. FamilySearch .
  • W.A. "Bud" Morris, birth date 12/24/1844, death date 1/28/1928 in Montague, county surveyor, burial in Montague Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • W.A. (Bud) Morris, birth date 12/24/1844, death date 1/28/1928, interment in Montague Cemetery, Montague County, headstone with spouse Rachel Morris (1847-1937). Children John Walker Morris and Charlie Morris. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch (as of 1895), William A. Morris, Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen, Woodward & Tiernan Printing Company, 1895, p. 540. Birth date 12/24/1845 [sic]; Montague County Clerk, Tax Collector, and County Surveyor; marriage to Rachel Dennis of Lamar County, 12/12/1867, children John W. and Samuel A. Morris. Google Books .
  • Mentioned in MONTAGUE, TX (MONTAGUE COUNTY). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, W.A. "Uncle Bud" Morris, birth date 12/24/1844, death date 1/28/1928. "He at one time represented this county in the State Legislature for four years, and was county surveyor for many years." Saint Jo Tribune (Saint Jo, Tex.), 2/3/1928, p. 1. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - W.A. Morris, postoffice Montague, nativity Arkansas, age 76 (born circa 1845), 68 years in Texas, land surveyor, member of former legislature: 36th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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