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William Ford Adams

W.F. Adams
Full Name: William Ford Adams, Sr.
Birth date: June 10, 1870
Death date: April 5, 1937

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
(1) Monserate, Lavaca County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Yoakum. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Will F. Adams, Yoakum, Lavaca County, age 29, born June 1871 in Missouri, lawyer, spouse Maggie, son Willie. FamilySearch . 1900
  • William Ford Adams, Sr., birth date 6/10/1870 in St. Louis, Missouri; death date 4/5/1937 in Yoakum, Lavaca County; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • W.F. Adams, birth date 6/10/1870, death date 4/5/1937, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Yoakum, Lavaca County. Find a Grave .
  • W.F. Adams, Democrat, lawyer, 28 years old in 1899, born in Missouri. Legislative Reference Library Card File .
  • Obituaries, William Ford Adams, Sr., The Cuero Record, 4/6/1937, p. 1, crediting Cuero Public Library ("In 1889 [sic] he was elected and served as representative in the state legislature for one term"); and W.F. Adams, Sr., Yoakum Daily Herald, 4/7/1937, p. 1, crediting Carl and Mary Welhausen Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . 4/7/1937 4/6/1937

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