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William H. Woodward

William Woodward
Full Name: William H. Woodward
Birth date: August 30, 1817
Death date: September 22, 1894

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 21st (1) (2) (5) (6) & 20th (3) (4) (7) Legislatures
    1/11/1887 - 1/13/1891
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Victoria, Victoria County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) "Democrat of the old school," p. 91. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
(4) 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) .
(5) 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) .
(6) "William H. Woodward, Port Lavaca," 12/28/1888. San Antonio Daily Light .
(7) 20th Legislature - Listed as new member in roll call, 1/11/1887, p. 1: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor, to-wit:.." Senate Journal .

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