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Walter Alfred Nelson

Walter Nelson
Full Name: Walter Alfred Nelson
Birth date: January 19, 1884
Death date: May 26, 1950

Terms of Service

  • House, 31st (1) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    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.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Walter Nelson, Hopkins County, age 16, born January 1884, son of John C. and Josie Nelson. FamilySearch .
  • Walter A. Nelson, birth date 1/19/1884 in Hopkins County, death date 5/26/1950 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, attorney, father J.C. Nelson, mother Josephine Matthews. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Walter Alfred Nelson, birth date 1/19/1884, home address Fort Worth, age 34, lawyer. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Walter A. Nelson, birth date 1/19/1884, death date 5/26/1950, interment in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Hopkins County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, "Walter Nelson, Ex-Legislator, Lawyer, Dies," 5/26/1950, p. 21. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Portrait, "In the Legislative Gallery," 2/3/1907, p. 6. Houston Post .
  • Brief biographical sketch, portrait, and letter from Walter A. Nelson, "For County Judge," The Sulphur Springs Gazette, 2/11/1910, p. 2, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Hon. Walter A. Nelson, born in Hopkins County, "elected to the Legislature in 1906 and re-elected in 1908 . . ." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Moved to Fort Worth, September 1910. "Hon. Walter A. Nelson left Tuesday night for Ft. Worth, where he has formed a partnership with Hon. Sidney L. Samuels . . . Walter has many friends in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County, whose best wishes go with him." The Sulphur Springs Gazette, 9/30/1910, p. 5, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - Walter A. Nelson, postoffice Sulphur Springs, nativity Texas, age 23 (born circa 1884), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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