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William Edgar Neeley

William Neeley
Full Name: William Edgar Neeley
Birth date: June 10, 1878
Death date: June 16, 1930

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th (1) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 12/8/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat
(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

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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 .
  • William Edgar Neeley, birth date 6/10/1878 on certificate of death, death date 6/16/1930, photo, interment in Bryan City Cemetery, Brazos County. Find a Grave .
  • Listed in Early History of Grimes County by E.L. Blair 1930, pp. 205-209, "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931." Includes years of service, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. HeritageQuest Online .
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