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Alfred William Morris

A.W. Morris
Full Name: Alfred William Morris
Birth date: January 10, 1846
Death date: June 25, 1925

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 28th (3) Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
  • House, 27th (1) (2) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
  • House, 26th Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
    Democrat
  • House, 25th Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899
    Democrat
(1) Montgomery, Texas. House Journal .
(2) Willis, Montgomery County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(4) Montgomery. Texas Legislative Manual .
(5) Montgomery. Year Book for Texas, 1901 1902.

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • A.W. Morris, birth date 1/10/1845 in Montgomery, death date 6/25/1925 in Galveston, father was A.W. Morris from Mississippi, interment in Palestine, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Alfred William "A.W." Morris, birth date 1/10/1846 on grave marker, death date 6/25/1925, interment in Palestine City Cemetery, Anderson County. Find a Grave .
  • Confederate States Army, Company K, 8th Texas Cavalry. Alfred William "A.W." Morris. Find a Grave .
  • "Former Representative, Pioneer Texan, Dies Here," Friday, 6/26/1925, p. 2; "Tribute is Paid to Pioneer Texan," 7/12/1925, p. 10. Born 1846, died 6/25/1925. Children include A.W. Morris Jr. of Conroe. Made Sheriff of Montgomery County in 1871 at age 24. Galveston Daily News .
  • Listed in Early History of Grimes County by E.L. Blair 1930, pp. 205-209, "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931." Includes years of service, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Alfred W. Morris. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Brief biographical sketch, A.W. Morris, p. 148. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
  • Biographical sketch of Alfred William Morris, Jr. (Volume V, pp. 174-175) contains biographical information on father, Alfred William Morris, born 1846 in Newton County, died "at age of eighty years." Texas Under Many Flags 1930.
  • Brief biographical sketch, Alfred W. Morris. Born 1/10/1846 in Newton County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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