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William A.S. Cobb

W.A.S. Cobb
Full Name: William Ambrose Sevier Cobb
Birth date: February 15, 1849
Death date: April 28, 1934

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Rogers Prairie post office moved to Normangee in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) W.A.S. Coff [sic]. 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) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • W.A.S. Cobb. House Journal .


Other Resources

  • William Ambrose Sevier Cobb, birth date 2/15/1849 in Arkansas; death date 4/28/1934 in Coleman, Texas. Lewis 2016 Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • William A.S. Cobb, birth date 2/15/1849 in Louisiana; death date 4/28/1934 in Coleman, Coleman County, Texas; farmer; wife Mrs. Rebeca Cobb; parents Hugh Cobb and Mary McDanials. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • William A.S. Cobb (1849-1934), burial in Santa Anna Cemetery, Santa Anna, Coleman County. Find a Grave .
  • William Ambrose S. Cobb, Democrat, farmer, age 49 in 1889, born in Arkansas. Legislative Reference Library Card File .
  • William A.S. Cobb. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Biographical sketch, William Ambrose S. Cobb, p. 309. Born 2/15/1849 in Saline County, Arkansas, married Rebecca A. Tatum in February 1871. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
  • Obituary, William A.S. Cobb, 5/2/1934, p. 3. "Mr. Cobb was a pioneer West Texan, having come to Coleman County 43 years ago. Before coming here he was a member of the Texas Legislature." San Angelo Morning Times .

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