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William Clemens

William Clemens
Full Name: William Clemens, Sr.
Birth date: October 8, 1843
Death date: December 24, 1909

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 22nd (1) (5) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
    Democrat
  • House, 21st (2) (4) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
    Democrat
  • House, 16th (3) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
    Democrat
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(3) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(4) 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) .
(5) 22nd Leg. - 1/14/1891, p. 5, Journal "ordered corrected to show that Sen. Clemens was not present at roll call, but after the election & qualification of secretary he appeared & took the oath." Election of Secretary A.M. Kennedy was 1/13/1891, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

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