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William Lucius Adkins

Full Name: William Lucius Adkins
Birth date: October 18, 1859
Death date: September 12, 1920

Terms of Service

  • House, 22nd (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
    Democrat
(1) District 22 comprised of Lamar and Fannin counties; District 67 comprised of Colorado county; District 79 comprised of Llano, San Saba, Concho, McCulloch, Coleman, and Runnels counties, p. 11, Acts 1882, 17th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) House roster shows W.L. Adkins representing District 67, p. 1088. House Journal .
(3) Shows W.L. Adkins representing District 22, Coleman county; home post office Columbus [in Colorado county]. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • W.L. Adkins, birth date 10/18/1859, death date 9/12/1920, burial in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Columbus, Colorado County. Find a Grave .
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, William Lucius Adkins, pp. 337-338. Born 10/18/1859 near Osage, Texas; married Jennie Bowers 1/15/1879. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Death notice, Judge W.L. Adkins, San Antonio Express, 9/16/1920, dateline Columbus, Tex., Sept. 14, "one time Representative of Colorado County in the Legislature," died Sunday night (Sept. 12).
    Obituary, William Lucius Adkins, "W.L. Adkins Passed Away," La Grange Journal, 9/23/1920, p. 3, from The Columbus Citizen, crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. Birth date 10/18/1959, death date "last Sunday night, about ten o'clock," Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . September 23, 1920 September 16, 1920
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