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William Franklin Sharp

W.F. Sharp
Full Name: William Franklin Sharp
Birth date: June 8, 1840
Death date: October 8, 1913

Terms of Service

  • House, 20th (1) (2) (3) (5) Legislature
    1/11/1887 - 1/8/1889
  • House, 18th (4) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
(1) DAVILLA, TEXAS. "Davilla is on Farm Road 487 eighteen miles west of Cameron in western Milam County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Bell County. House Journal .
(3) Davilla, Bell County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(5) Wm. Franklin Sharp, Davilla. 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) .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • W.F. Sharp, M.D., birth date 6/8/184_, death date 10/8/1913 in Davilla, Milam County, physician. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Dr. W.F. Sharp, birth date 6/8/1840, death date 10/8/1913, burial in Davilla Cemetery, Davilla, Milam County. Find a Grave .
  • SHARP, TEXAS, "named for William Franklin Sharp, a physician in nearby Davilla." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, "Dr. Wm. F. Sharp Succumbs," Rockdale Reporter and Messenger, 10/23/1913, p. 6, crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library. Dr. William Franklin Sharp, birth date 6/8/1840 in Frankfort, Kentucky; served in 18th and 20th Legislatures; "passed away at his home in Davilla" on 10/8/1913, "prominent medical practitioner in Milam County." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, W.F. Sharp of Davilla, p. 263. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
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