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William Peter Tarpey

William P. Tarpey
Full Name: William Peter Tarpey, Sr.
Birth date: May 22, 1873
Death date: February 22, 1941

Terms of Service

  • House, 27th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) Lamarque, Galveston County. House Journal .
(2) Galveston, Galveston County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Home county, Galveston. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
(4) Lamarque. Texas Legislative Manual .
(5) Lamarque. Year Book for Texas, 1901 1902.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • William Peter Tarpey, Sr., birth date 5/22/1873 in La Marque, death date 2/22/1941 in Galveston County, burial in Galveston Memorial Park. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • "Funeral Services Set Today for William P. Tarpey," 2/23/1941, p. 2. Died early at his home "yesterday" (2/22/1941), "elected to the Legislature in 1901 and served 2 terms in the House of Representatives from Galveston County." Galveston Daily News .
  • Biographical sketch, William P. Tarpey, pp. 146-147. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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