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Vachel Weldon

V. Welden
Full Name: Vachel Weldon
Birth date: December 24, 1832
Death date: September 12, 1896

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
    Independent Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Independent Democrat. Elected to Legislature as "an independent Democrat, in a strong Democratic district, over two candidates who claimed to be the regular nominees of the Democratic party, and two Republicans . . ." Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
(3) V. Weldon, Cuero. 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. Footnote states: "Quite a number of the members who are marked democrats were elected as independents." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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