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Quintus Ultimus Watson

Q.U. Watson
Full Name: Quintus Ultimus Watson
Birth date: July 2, 1874
Death date: November 14, 1929

Terms of Service

(1) 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.
(2) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(3) 30th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(4) 33rd Legislature - Roll Call, holdover Senators elected on 11/8/1910 for a full period of four years, 1/14/1913, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal .
(5) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1911, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • "Senator Q.U. Watson is Acting Governor," 1/9/1915, p. 3, col. 3. Dallas Morning News .
  • Obituary and photo, "Quintus Watson, Widely Known in State Legislative and Legal Circles, Is Dead," 11/15/1929. Dallas Morning News .
  • Quintus U. Watson, birth date 7/2/1874 in Burton, Texas; death date 11/14/1929 in Houston, Harris County; attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Quintus Ultimus Watson, birth date 7/2/1874; permanent home address in Giddings, Lee County, Texas; attorney at law; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Lee County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Quintus U. Watson (1874-1929), burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Burton, Washington County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, Quintus Ultimus Watson, Texas Under Many Flags, 1930, Volume II, p. 205. Born 7/2/1874 in Washington County, Texas. (Created 7/21/2009.) HeritageQuest Online .
  • Obituary and photo, "Quintus U. Watson, Ex-State Senator, Dies at Age of 55," "Austin Friends Mourn for Watson," 11/14/1929, pp. 1, 19. Funeral, "Watson Rites to Be Sunday at Birthplace: Giddings Lodge to Conduct Ex-Senator's Funeral at Burton; Houston Bar Passes Resolution," "Capitol Flags at Half Mast," 11/15/1929, p. 40. Includes memorial resolution of the Houston Bar Association. Houston Chronicle .
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