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Louis J. Wortham

Louis J. Wortham
Full Name: Louis J. Wortham
Birth date: November 1, 1858
Death date: September 10, 1927

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat
  • House, 32nd (1) (3) (6) Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
    Democrat
  • House, 31st (2) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
(1) District 18 comprised of Shelby county; District 78 comprised of Tarrant county, pp. 33, 36, Acts 1901, 27th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 8. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(3) District 78 represented by Louis J. Wortham, p. 6. House Journal .
(4) District No. 78 - Louis J. Wortham, Fort Worth; W.B. Fitzhugh, Arlington. House Journal .
(5) 78th - W.B. Fitzhugh, Arlington; Louis J. Wortham, Fort Worth. Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide .
(6) District 18 represented by Louis J. Wortham, p. 154. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 39th Legislature, R.S., 3/18/1925, p. 1865, In Memory of Colonel W.B. Wortham (state treasurer, son of William Amos Wortham). Relatives: William Amos Wortham - father, Louis J. Wortham - son. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Louis J. Wortham (1858-1927), interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • WORTHAM, LOUIS J. (1858?-1927). Born probably in November 1858. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, photo, and cartoon, L.J. Wortham, p. 132. Newspaper Artists' Association, Fort Worth. Makers of Fort Worth, 1914, crediting Amon Carter Museum. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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