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William Edgar Neeley

W.E. Neeley
Full Name: William Edgar Neeley
Other surnames: Nealey
Birth date: June 10, 1878
Death date: June 16, 1930

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th (1) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 12/8/1917
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
(1) Howard Bennette, in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded William E. Neeley, resigned 12/8/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, "County Attorney Neeley Is Dead; Funeral Tuesday," 6/16/1930, pp. 1, 5. William Edgar Neeley, birth date 6/19/1878, death date 6/16/1930, died in office while Brazos County Attorney. "He was elected to the legislature from Grimes County in 1912 and held that office for two terms. While in the legislature, Mr. Neely introduced a bill compelling railroads to vacate road crossings." Bryan Eagle .
  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County 1930.
  • William Edgar Neeley, birth date 6/10/1878 in Iola, Texas; death date 10/16/1930 in Bryan, Brazos County; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • William Edgar Neeley (1878-1930), burial in Bryan City Cemetery, Bryan, Brazos County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
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