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A.C. Wilmeth

A.C. Wilmeth
Full Name: Alexander Campbell Wilmeth
Birth date: April 7, 1861
Death date: June 26, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th (4) (6) Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 29th (1) (2) (3) (5) (7) Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907
    Democrat
(1) SNYDER, TEXAS (Scurry County). "Snyder, the county seat of Scurry County, is at the junction of U.S. highways 84 and 180, eighty-seven miles southeast of Lubbock in the central part of the county. In 1884, when Scurry County was organized, Synder's settlement was chosen as the county seat." Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Snyder, Scurry County. House Journal .
(3) Andrew C. Wilmeth, Snyder, Scurry County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Andrew C. Wilmeth, Snyder, Scurry County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Andrew C. Wilmeth, home county, Loving. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
(6) Andrew C. Wilmeth, home county, Scurry. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
(7) Snyder. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., 3/7/1933, p. 710. Death date estimated; Wilmeth died during November 1931 in California. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Volume II, pp. 436-438. Alexander Campbell Wilmeth, birth date 4/7/1861, elected to Texas Legislature in 1904. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas 1906.
  • Obituary, "First Lawyer of Snyder Dies in Los Angeles: A.C. Wilmeth, 70, Had Been Scurry Resident Since 1884; Wife, Two Children Survive," 7/4/1931, p. 9. Died "a few days ago at his home in Los Angeles," Scurry county attorney, district attorney, and later, state representative. Abilene Reporter-News .
  • Alex C. Wilmeth, California Death Index, 1905-1939, death date 6/26/1931, Los Angeles. Ancestry.com .
  • A.C. Wilmeth. Card File .
  • Article on Scurry County mentions A.C. Wilmeth began publishing the county's first newspaper, the Scurry County Citizen, in the 1880s. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Census of 1910 - A.C. Wilmeth, Snyder, Scurry County, age 49, lawyer, son Lex. Census of 1920 - A.K. Wilmeth, Snyder, Scurry County, age 55, lawyer, widowed. No Wilmeths found in Loving County. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6, crediting UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Genealogy, Section 4, "Wilmoth Families in NC, TN, AR, TX, and SC...", James Ransom Wilmeth, pp. 177-179, 188. Lists son Alexander Campbell Wilmeth, born 3/7/1861 in Anna, Texas; married (1) Mary Camp and (2) Mary Wilmeth Horn; died 6/26/1931 in Los Angeles, California, "in which city he was buried" [sic p. 188, died 6/26/1936]. Wilmot-Wilmoth Wilmeth 1940.
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