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William Attress Craddock

W.A. Craddock
Full Name: William Attress Craddock
Birth date: June 8, 1863
Death date: February 15, 1950

Terms of Service

  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, "W.A. Craddock Sr. Dies at Austin," 2/16/1950, p. 11. William Attress Craddock, "former rancher and legislator." Dallas Morning News .
  • Biographical sketch, book excerpt, obituaries, historical marker text, and article commemorating the 110th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, compiled by Judge Larry Craddock of Austin, TX, grandson of William Attress Craddock. Donated Material .
  • William Attress Craddock, birth date 6/8/1863, death date 2/15/1950, obituary, burial in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in Both Sides of the Border: a Scattering of Texas Folklore by Francis Edward Abernethy, 2004. Google Books .
  • Mentioned in SONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Parents of William Attress Craddock mentioned in History of Bell County, pp. 28-33. HeritageQuest Online .
  • William Attres Craddock family group sheet; birth date 6/1864; mother Malinda Childers. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • Mentioned in Tales of Old-Time Texas 1955.
  • The Craddock family's importance in the history of Bell County discussed in "A Matter of History: Rogers Church Gets Historical Marker," 3/14/2009. Amanda Childers Craddock, mother of William Attress Craddock. Temple Daily Telegram .
  • William D. and Eloise Punchard Petzel collection includes letters from Eloise Petzel to Crosbytown Chamber of Commerce about W.A. Craddock and family and William D. Petzel, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University Libraries .
  • Brief biographical sketch, William A. Craddock, p. 201. Born 6/1/1863 in Bell County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
  • Parents of William Attress Craddock (John R. Craddock and Mrs. John R. Craddock, daughter of Goldsby Childers) listed as early settlers of Milam County. Milam County, Texas Records - Vol. 1. Milam County, TXGenWeb Project .
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