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William Doss Lacey

William Lacey
Full Name: William Doss Lacey
Birth date: November 25, 1870
Death date: March 19, 1953

Terms of Service

  • House, 36th Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 35th (2) (3) (4) (5) (8) (9) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
  • House, 34th (1) (6) (7) (10) (11) Legislature
    7/24/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
(1) Elections to be held 7/24/1915 to fill vacancies caused by resignations, according to proclamations issued by Governor Ferguson, "Special Elections in Five Districts for Representative," 6/27/1915, p. 5; election returns from Saturday, 7/24/1915, in "Five New Men Will Be in Legislature," 7/27/1915, p. 3. Austin American .
(2) Census of 1910 - William D. Lacy, Justice Precinct 1, Leon County, age 39.
Census of 1920 - William D. Lacey, Normangee, Leon County, age 49. FamilySearch . 1910
1920
(3) Personnel of the New Texas Legislature, House of Representatives, 12/17/1916, p. 23, lists W.D. Lacey, Normangee, Leon County. Galveston Daily News .
(4) NORMANGEE, TEXAS. "Normangee is at the intersection of Farm roads 39 and 3 and the Old San Antonio Road, on the Burlington Northern Railroad and the Madison county line seventeen miles southwest of Centerville in southwest Leon County." Parts of Madison County are included within the town limits. Handbook of Texas Online .
(5) W.D. Lacey of Normangee, residence in Leon County, pp. 2, 5. House Journal .
(6) William D. Lacey, in special election 7/24/1915, succeeded Daniel C. Dove, resigned 6/17/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) Normangee, Madison County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(8) Normangee, Madison County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(9) Home county, Madison. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
(10) Home county, Madison. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
(11) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 35th-36th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • William Doss Lacey, birth date 11/26/1870 in Bessimer, Alabama, death date 3/19/1953 in Centerville, Leon County, burial in Centerville. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Memorial, September 1953, p. 613. Death date 6/19/1953, "former Leon County attorney, judge, and Representative." Texas Bar Journal .
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