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Walter Richardson Holsey

Walter R. Holsey
Full Name: Walter Richardson Holsey
Birth date: September 3, 1867
Death date: January 19, 1941

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 31st (1) (2) (5) (6) & 30th (3) (4) (7) Legislatures
    1/8/1907 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
  • House, 29th Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907
    Democrat
  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
(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 - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "hold-over Senators." Senate Journal .
(3) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal .
(4) "Place of residence" Powell, Texas (Navarro County). Senate Journal .
(5) "Place of residence" Corsicana, Texas (Navarro County). Senate Journal .
(6) Postoffice Corsicana, Navarro County. Texas Legislative Manual .
(7) Postoffice Powell, Navarro County. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Former Legislator Died Sunday After Lingering Illness: Walter R. Holsey, Well-Known Navarro Countian, Buried Monday," 1/20/1941, pp. 1, 9. Death date 1/19/1941, native of Taylor County, Georgia, "Holsey served in the Texas Legislature, 1906-1910, and in the Texas Senate from 1910-1914." Corsicana Daily Sun .
  • Garitty Rifles, Spanish-American War. Obituary, 1/20/1941. Corsicana Daily Sun .
  • Walter R. Holsey, birth date 9/3/1867 in Georgia, death date 1/19/1941 in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Walter Richardson Holsey (1867-1941), interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County. Find a Grave .
  • Holsey, Walter R., United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War, Call Number 401-234. Sergeant, Company I, 2nd Texas Volunteer Infantry, postoffice Powell, Texas. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935 .
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Walter R. Holsey, postoffice Powell, nativity Georgia, age 35 (born circa 1868), merchant and farmer, Democrat.
    30th Legislature (1907) - W.R. Holsey, Corsicana, Navarro County, nativity Georgia, merchant, Democrat, age 39 (born circa 1868). Texas Legislative Manual .
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