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William Dade Cope

W.D. Cope
Full Name: William Dade Cope
Birth date: July 17, 1852
Death date: November 13, 1954

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Rites Today for Former State Official," 11/14/1954, p. B4. "William D. Cope, former Texas adjutant general" and "member of the Legislature from Childress." Austin Statesman .
  • William Dade Cope, birth date 7/17/1852, death date 11/13/1954, burial in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery with Marion Sayles Cope. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in "Governor causes much excitement . . . Directs personal remark at state senator, which causes uproar . . . He wants an investigation . . . The resolution introduced asks for thorough probing of activities of James E. Ferguson," 3/4/1917, pp. 1, 6, 12. Galveston Daily News .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
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