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William J. Townsend, Jr.

W.J. Townsend, Jr.
Full Name: William J. "Jim" Townsend, Jr.
Birth date: August 28, 1876
Death date: November 25, 1956

Terms of Service

(1) W.J. Townsend, Jr., in special election 11/8/1910, succeeded Charles C. Stokes, died 8/12/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 34th Legislature - 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(3) 33rd Legislature - 1/14/1913, p. 3, elected on 11/5/1912. Senate Journal .
(4) 32nd Legislature - 1/10/1911, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call as "Senator-elect." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • International Genealogical Index - William James Townsend (birth date 8/28/1876 in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, death date 11/25/1956); William James Townsend, Jr. (birth date 8/28/1876). FamilySearch .
  • William J. Townsend, Jr. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Memorial, W.J. (Little Jim) Townsend, February 1957, p. 102. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Buried in Walker Cemetery, Angelina County, Texas; nickname "Jim," birth date 8/28/1876, and death date 11/25/1956. USGenWeb Project 1996.
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