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William Luther Dean

W.L. Dean
Full Name: William Luther Dean
Birth date: April 13, 1866
Death date: July 14, 1933

Terms of Service

(1) Madison County. House Journal .
(2) Madisonville, Madison County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 35th Legislature - 1/9/1917, p. 2, listed as "member-elect" in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 7, 1916. Senate Journal .
(4) 36th Legislature - 1/14/1919, p. 1, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators. Senate Journal .
(5) Huntsville, Walker County. Senate Journal .
(6) Huntsville, Walker County. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • William Luther Dean, born 4/13/1866 in Madison, TX, married Ella Corley about 1905, died 7/14/1933, 1 child, in "Decendents and Ancestors of Israel Dodge Allphin." Family Tree Guide 2010.
  • William Luther Dean, born 4/13/1866 in Walker, TX, died 7/14/1933. FamilySearch .
  • Biography of William Luther Dean in Texas under many flags, Chicago: American Historical Society, 1930, volume 5, p. 134. "After ten years in Madisonville, he removed to Huntsville..." HeritageQuest Online .
  • Listed in Early History of Grimes County by E.L. Blair 1930, pp. 205-209, "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931." Includes years of service, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post .
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
  • Profile of the Huntsville firm of Dean, Humphrey & Powell, p. 654. William L. Dean born 1866, Madisonville, TX. The American Bar .
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