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William Filmore Murchison

W.F. Murchison
Full Name: William Filmore Murchison
Birth date: September 16, 1851
Death date: 1935

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
    Democrat
  • House, 22nd (1) (4) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
    Democrat
  • House, 21st (2) (3) (5) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
    Democrat
(1) W.F. Murchison, Augusta. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) W.F. Murchison, Augusta, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(3) Augusta, Houston County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Grapeland, Houston County (22nd and 24th Legislatures). Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • William Filmore Murchison, Democrat, farmer, age 43 in 1895, born in Tennessee. Card File .
  • Census of 1880 - W. Filmore Murchiso [Murchison], Houston County, age 29, born circa 1851 in Tennessee, farmer, son of Mary Murchison.
    Census of 1900 - Wm. F. Merchison [Murchison], Houston County, age 49, born September 1850 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Sally S., mother Mary.
    Census of 1910 - Phil Murchison, Houston County, age 59, born circa 1851 in Tennessee, farm manager, wife Sallie.
    Census of 1920 - William F. Murchison, Grapeland, Houston County, age 69, born circa 1851 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Sallie S.
    Census of 1930 - W. Filmore Murchison, Grapeland, Houston County, age 79, born circa 1851 in Tennessee, widowed, enumeration date 4/10/1930. FamilySearch . 1930 1900
  • 1920 1880 1910
  • William Filmore Murchison (1850-1935), family photos, biographical sketch, interment in Refuge Cemetery, Refuge, Houston County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch and photo, William Filmore Murchison. Death date 9/3/1925 [sic]. Grapeland Texas .
  • Biographical sketch, William F. Murchison, pp. 248-249. Born 9/16/1851 in Madison County, Tennessee. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
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