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Walter Robert Perkins

W.R. Perkins
Full Name: Walter Robert Perkins
Birth date: December 16, 1881
Death date: July 3, 1943

Terms of Service

  • House, 31st (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
(1) Redistricting bill for House of Representatives, Acts 1901, 27th 1st C.S., ch. 8, shows House District 94 with four counties: Aransas, Duval, Nueces, San Patricio. 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) Jim Wells County approved by Legislature in 1911, and formally organized in 1912. Handbook of Texas Online .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Walter R. Perkins, birth date 12/16/1881 in Mississippi; death date 7/3/1943 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Death notice, Judge Walter Robert Perkins, "Judge Perkins Dies," 7/9/1943, p. 6. Kerrville Mountain Sun .
  • Obituary, Judge Walter R. Perkins, "Perkins Funeral Is Held at Alice," 7/8/1943, p. 5. "While serving as a member of the Texas Legislature in 1908-09, he introduced the bill creating Jim Wells County out of a portion of Nueces County; and he later served as the first Jim Wells County judge." Kerrville Times .
  • Memorial, January 1944, p. 30. Texas Bar Journal .
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