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Walter A. Myrick

W.A. Myrick
Full Name: Walter A. Myrick, Sr.
Birth date: April 11, 1861
Death date: January 19, 1934

Terms of Service

  • House, 29th Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • W.A. Myrick, Sr., birth date 4/11/1861 in Tennessee, death date 1/19/1934 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, capitalist, informant W.A. Myrick, Jr. of Lubbock. Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982.
    Birth certificate for son Walter Asbury Myrick, Jr., lists father Walter Alvis Myrick (born in Sumner County, Tennessee) and mother Roberta Neal Miller. Arkansas, Birth Certificates, 1914-1917.
    Son Walter Asbury Myrick married Margaret Lucile Wilson 6/24/1914 in Jefferson County, Texas. Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965. Ancestry.com .
  • Walter A. Myrick, birth date 4/11/1861, death date 1/19/1934, burial in City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock County. Find a Grave .
  • Walter Asbury Myrick, Sr., "Myrick Building Once a Downtown Gem for Lubbock," 5/16/2015. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal .
  • Obituary, "W.A. Myrick, Sr., Dies Early Today: Local Pioneer Claimed After Short Illness . . . ," 1/19/1934, p. 1. Walter A. Myrick, birth date 4/11/1861 in Sumner County, Tennessee; marriage to Roberta N. Miller of Dewitt, Arkansas, 10/15/1883; death date 1/19/1945. "Coming to Texas in 1901, he settled in Beaumont where he lived until moving to Lubbock. While in the former city he was owner of the Beaumont Enterprise and served in the Texas legislature from that district from 1904 to 1906." Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • "New Myrick Hardware Store Ignores Tradition: Dinginess, Once a Part of Every Hardware Store, Is Banished and Cleanliness Makes it Attractive / Comparison Will Aid Local Store," 5/26/1928, pp. 1-2. "Partners in the firm are Walter Myrick, Jr., W.A. Myrick, Sr., and Russell Myrick." Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • Walter A. Myrick, Sr., "Mr. Myrick's Passing," 1/20/1934, p. 2. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • Obituary, Mrs. W.A. Myrick, Sr. (Roberta Neal Miller Myrick), "Rites Set for Mrs. Myrick," 1/22/1948, pp. 1, 11. "Mrs. Myrick's late husband built the Myrick building, had extensive land holdings and was a large stockholder in Hotel Lubbock . . . Mr. Myrick died Jan. 19, 1934. They lived in Arkansas, at Coffeyville, Kan., and Joplin, Mo., and moved to Beaumont, Tex., in 1901. Mr. Myrick was owner of the Beaumont Enterprise and served in the Texas Legislature from 1904 to 1906." Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - Walter A. Myrick, postoffice Beaumont, nativity Tennessee, age 43 (born circa 1862), gen'l contractor, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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