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William Ward Turney

W.W. Turney
Full Name: William Ward Turney
Birth date: July 11, 1861
Death date: March 23, 1939

Terms of Service

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Home city taken from House memorial resolution and Texas Legislative Manual. Home county taken from House Journal .
(3) Handbook of Texas states Turney moved to El Paso in 1892. Texas House of Representatives, a pictorial roster lists home county of El Paso. Home address of El Paso also listed in Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) 25th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1897, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(5) 26th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(6) 27th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

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