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William Henry Pope

William H. Pope
Full Name: William Henry Pope
Birth date: February 15, 1847
Death date: February 15, 1913

Terms of Service

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(3) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885 1885.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(5) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(6) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(7) 21st Legislature - 1/8/1889, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call : "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal .
(8) 18th Legislature, 1/10/1883, p. 1, All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office; pp. 5-6, Resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal .
(9) 19th Legislature - 1/13/1885, p. 1. "Credentials of the new members, excepting Sen. Bell, Harrison, and Pope, were presented...On motion of Sen. Houston of Bexar, the new Senators not holding credentials were also sworn in." Senate Journal .
(10) 18th Legislature - W.H. Pope and William Getzendaner sworn second day 1/10/1883, p.5. Senate Journal .

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