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Daniel Watson

Daniel Watson
Full Name: Daniel Watson
Birth date: November 16, 1864
Death date: January 4, 1927

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (6) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
  • House, 31st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    7/28/1910 - 1/10/1911
(1) "Political Notes," 3/31/1910, p. 3, San Marcos, March 30. Reports C.T. Bass and Daniel Watson, editor of the Texas Democrat of this city, were candidates for this legislative district for the next State Legislature. Galveston Daily News .
(2) "Forecast of 32d Legislature: List of Democratic Nominees for Senate and House of Representatives: Elected for the Vacancies: Fifteen New Members of the Thirty-first are Chosen, Three of Them Senators," 8/6/1910, p. 11. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Daniel Watson, sworn 7/28/1910, succeeded William L. Giesen, Sr., died 8/13/1909. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 32nd-33rd Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .
(5) Lists Daniel Watson, Editor and Publisher of Texas Democrat in San Marcos, "Democratic," established 1893. N. W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual: containing a Catalogue of American Newspapers, a List of All Newspapers of the United States and Canada, 1887, Volume 2, p. 795. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. UNT Digital Library. University of North Texas Libraries .
(6) Mentioned in "Candidates for Speakership," 10/11/1912. Wichita Daily Times .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Daniel Watson, birth date 11/16/1864 in Kentucky; death date 1/4/1927 in Austin; occupation: Agriculture Superintendent for State of Texas; interment in Wallace Mountain Cemetery, Dripping Springs, Hays County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Funeral for State Gin Commissioner Set Today," 1/5/1927, p. 2. Daniel Watson, 53, death date 1/4/1927 in Austin, buried at Dripping Springs Cemetery; served four years as representative from Hays County. Galveston Daily News .
  • "Two New Members: R.E. Yantis of Henderson and Daniel Watson of Hays Assumed Duties During Morning Session," 7/29/1910, p. 2. Includes information from speeches made by both new members. Galveston Daily News .
  • Postoffice San Marcos, nativity Kentucky, Publisher, Democrat, age 46 in 32nd Legislature (1911), and age 48 in 33rd Legislature (1913) (born circa 1865). Texas Legislative Manual .
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