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Woodson Heard Browning

W.H. Browning
Full Name: Woodson Heard Browning
Birth date: September 13, 1848
Death date: February 3, 1940

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 23rd (2) Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal . January 10, 1893
January 11, 1893

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, McNelly Company of Scouts, Green's Texas Cavalry Brigade, according to soldier's application and witness affidavits. Woodson Heard Browning, death date 2/3/1940 in Reeves County, widow Mrs. W.H. Browning, marriage date 5/9/1872 in Travis County. Pension File Nos. 47157 (W.H. Browning) and 51929 (Woodson Heard Browning), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. W.H. Browning, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1970. Ancestry.com .
  • "Confederate Vet Dies in Pecos," 2/5/1940, p. 9. Died at home Saturday (2/3/1940). Served as district attorney, state legislator, and state senator. El Paso Herald Post .
  • Woodson Heard Browning, birth date 9/13/1848 in Brenham, death date 2/3/1940 in Pecos, Reeves County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, McNelly's Scouts Cavalry. Military grave marker, W.H. Browning. Woodson Heard Browning (1848-1940), portrait, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lampasas, Lampasas County. Find a Grave .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - W.H. Browning, Lampasas, age 44 (born circa 1849), lawyer, 44 years in Texas, member of previous legislatures: 22nd, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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