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William M. Knight

W.M. Knight
Full Name: William M. Knight
Birth date: May 20, 1855
Death date: October 4, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - William M. Knight, Meridian, Bosque County, Texas, birth date May 1855, birthplace New Hampshire, spouse Frances H. Knight. FamilySearch .
  • Wm. M. Knight, birth date 5/20/1855 in New Hampshire, death date 10/4/1924 in Hereford, Deaf Smith County, Texas, burial in Glasgow, Missouri, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Obituary and photo, "Hereford Community Suffers Very Severe Blow in Death of Her First Citizen, Mayor William M. Knight," 10/9/1924, pp. 1, 5. Birth date 5/20/1855 in New London, New Hampshire; member of the legislature while settled at Meridian in Bosque County, death date Saturday, 10/4/1924. Hereford Brand (Hereford, Deaf Smith County, Texas) .
  • Biographical sketch, William M. Knight of Meridian, p. 441. Born 1855 in New Hampshire. Marriage to Miss Mattie E. Farmer 12/3/1890. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas 1890.
  • Wm. M. Knight, Representative 74th District, in "Official returns of the primary election held March 29th, 1902," The Meridian Tribune, 4/11/1902, p. 1, crediting the Meridian Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - W.M. Knight, postoffice Meridian, nativity New Hampshire, age 45 (born circa 1858), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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