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William D. Crockett

William D. Crockett
Full Name: William David "Davie" Crockett
Birth date: December 5, 1862
Death date: May 4, 1922

Terms of Service

  • House, 31st (1) (2) (4) (6) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
  • House, 30th (3) (5) Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 29th Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907
    Democrat
(1) District 46 comprised of Washington county; District 47 comprised of Washington and Lee counties, pp. 34-35, 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 46 represented by W. D. Crockett, p. 3. House Journal .
(4) District 46 represented by W. D. Crockett, p. 4. House Journal .
(5) District 47 represented by W. D. Crockett, p. 65. Texas Legislative Manual .
(6) District 47 represented by W. D. Crockett, p. 68. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, William David Crockett, Volume IV, pp. 1611-1613. A History of Texas and Texans 1916.
  • John Crockett (1730-1800) - LifeStory. Grave marker inscription notes: "Born in a ship in the Year 1730 / Born upon sea near Pennsylvania shore." Ancestry.com .
  • John Jesse Crockett, brother of William David Crockett, married Lora B. Coston in 1896. Marriage license, Washington County. Ancestry.com .
  • William David Crockett mentioned in "The Story of Mary Haynes Davie and John Crockett" by Barbara Crockett Bishop. Ancestry.com .
  • Relatives: John Crockett, born at sea on the way to Philadelphia in 1730, was the uncle of John McClanahan Crockett and the great-great-grandfather of William David Crockett. "Descendants of John Crockett." Ancestry.com .
  • Correspondence of Representative W.D. Crockett, 6/28/1909 - 12/3/1909; San Antonio Daily Express article, "Governor Held Club Over Regents of the University," 6/2/1909; Courtesy of family of W.D. Crockett. Donated Material .
  • State flower song, "Bluebonnets," by Julia D. Booth and Lora C. Crockett, [sister-in-law of William David Crockett], adopted by the legislature in 1933. Handbook of Texas Online . Listen to "Bluebonnets" performed by Donald Brower Handbook of Texas Online
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