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William Dickey Cowan

W.D. Cowan
Full Name: William Dickey "Will" Cowan
Birth date: January 19, 1862
Death date: June 18, 1929

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • William Dickey Cowan, birth date 1/19/1862 in Louisville, Mississippi; death date 6/18/1929 in San Saba, San Saba County, Texas; newspaper editor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Will D. Cowan (1863-1929), burial in San Saba City Cemetery, San Saba County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "Funeral Services Held Wednesday Morning for W.D. Cowan, San Saba," The Brady Standard, 6/21/1929, p. 8, crediting FM Buck Richards Library. Member of the 34th Texas Legislature. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News .
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