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William E. Austin

W.E. Austin
Full Name: William E. Austin
Birth date: February 11, 1855
Death date: December 10, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • William E. Austin, death date 12/10/1931 in Matagorda County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 .
  • Wm. E. Austin, birth date 2/11/1855, death date 12/10/1931, burial in Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, with spouse Sophie Austin. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, William E. Austin, Volume II, pp. 983-984. Birth date 2/11/1855, native of Matagorda, Texas; marriage to Sophie Preisig in 1893; member of the 30th Legislature (1907). Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs 1910.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - Wm. E. Austin, postoffice Bay City, nativity Texas, age 52 (born circa 1855), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Obituary, W.E. Austin, "Lawyer Dies at Bay City," 12/13/1931, p. 8. Austin "also was elected as a member of the legislature from this district many years ago." Victoria Advocate .
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