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William Wyatt Dawson

W.W. Dawson
Full Name: William Wyatt Dawson
Birth date: March 26, 1828
Death date: November 15, 1906

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) 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) W.W. Dawson, Groveton. 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


Other Resources

  • William W. Dawson (1828-1906), burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Trinity, Trinity County, with spouse Mary F. Dawson. Find a Grave .
  • Mortuary, Capt. W.W. Dawson, 11/16/1906, dateline 11/15/1906, "died early this morning . . . member of 22nd Legislature [sic]." Galveston Daily News .
  • W.W. Dawson, Democrat, blacksmith, age 60 in 1889, born in Virginia. Legislative Reference Library Card File .
  • Biographical sketch, William Wyatt Dawson, pp. 261-262. Born 3/26/1828. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
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