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William John Bailey

Wm. J. Bailey
Full Name: William John Bailey
Birth date: February 25, 1860
Death date: October 13, 1949

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 25th (1) & 24th (2) Legislatures
    1/8/1895 - 1/10/1899
(1) 25th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/12/1897, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(2) 24th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Wm. J. Bailey, birth date 2/25/1860 in Mulberry, Lincoln County, Tennessee; death date 10/13/1949 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas; real estate. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • William J. Bailey, birth date 2/25/1860, death date 10/13/1949, burial in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Includes photos of Bailey and family. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, William J. Bailey, Sr., "W.J. Bailey, Who Aided in Growth of City, Dies," 10/14/1949, pp. 1-2. "He was a state senator at the age of 27 [sic] and served two terms at Austin, where later he was an assistant attorney general . . . He found time to dabble in journalism while at Austin, reporitng the 24th and 25th Legislature proceedings for five Texas newspapers." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • BAILEY, WILLIAM JOHN (1860–1949). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, "Early State Senator Dies in Fort Worth," 10/14/1949, p. 3. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, William J. Bailey, p. 155. Texans and Their State: A Newspaper Reference Work 1918.
  • Biographical sketch, William J. Bailey, pp. 61-62. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
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