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Allen Richie Watson

A.R. Watson
Full Name: Allen Richie Watson
Birth date: April 13, 1855
Death date: January 19, 1945

Terms of Service

  • 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

  • Rev. A.R. Watson, birth date 4/13/1855 in Hot Springs, Arkansas; death date 1/19/1945 in Brownwood, Texas; preacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Rev. A.R. Watson, birth date 4/13/1855, death date 1/19/1945, interment in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown 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, Dr. Allen Richie Watson, "Dr. A.R. Watson, First Student of Howard Payne, Pioneer Preacher, Expires" (Brownwood Bulletin), Goldthwaite Eagle, 1/26/1945, p. 1, crediting Jennie Trent Dew Library. "His career also included four years as a state legislator, from 1912 to 1916, when he represented the Mills-Hamilton district." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary and photo, Dr. Allen Richie Watson, "Dr. A.R. Watson, First H.P.C. Student, Dies," Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Texas), 1/29/1945, p. 1, crediting Howard Payne University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - A.R. Watson, postoffice Mullin, nativity Arkansas, age 50 (born circa 1865), farmer and minister, 43 years in Texas, member of former legislatures: 33rd, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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