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William Townsend

William Townsend
Full Name: William J. Townsend
Birth date: February 27, 1850
Death date: January 18, 1916

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
    Democrat
  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Birth and death dates from ancestral file. FamilySearch .
  • "Imboden Says No: He Will Not Run for Congress on His Hog Law Record," 10/7/1893, p. 5. Mentions Representative Townsend of Angelina as "legitimate parent" of law making theft of a hog a felony. Galveston Daily News .
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