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William Harrison Getzendaner

W.H. Getzendaner
Full Name: William Harrison Getzendaner
Birth date: May 14, 1834
Death date: May 5, 1909

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 19th (1) & 18th (2) (3) (4) Legislatures
    1/10/1883 - 1/11/1887
    Democrat
(1) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885 1885.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(3) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal . January 9, 1883
January 10, 1883
(4) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - W.H. Pope and William Getzendaner sworn 1/10/1883, p. 5. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • W.H. Getzendaner (1834-1909), biographical sketch, portrait, burial in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, W.H. Getzendaner, p. 80. Born 1834 in Frederick County, Maryland. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant, Company E, 12th Texas Cavalry. Later "assigned to duty as Quartermaster of the regiment with the rank and pay of Captain." Adjutant General, Parsons' Cavalry Brigade. Biographical sketch, Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas, 1892, pp. 281-284, crediting the Dallas Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • William Harrison Getzendaner, birth date 5/14/1834, death date 5/5/1909. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 243-244. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
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