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Cyrus Wesley Cotton

C.W. Cotton
Full Name: Cyrus Wesley Cotton
Birth date: February 19, 1853
Death date: April 9, 1834

Terms of Service

  • House, 18th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/22/1883 - 1/13/1885
    Democrat
(1) Cotton unseated Charles E. Gass in election contest 1/22/1883, sworn the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - C.W. Cotton, Hamilton, Hamilton County, age 27, born circa 1853 in Texas, attorney at law.
    Census of 1900 - Cyrus W. Cotton, Hamilton County, age 48, born February 1852 in Texas, county judge.
    Census of 1920 - Cyrus W. Cotton, McLennan County, Texas, age 66, born circa 1854 in Texas. FamilySearch . 1900 1880
  • 1920
  • Judge Cyrus W. Cotton, birth date 2/19/1853, death date 4/9/1834, retired lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Cyrus Wesley Cotton, birth date 2/19/1853, death date 4/9/1934, burial in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Includes biographical sketch. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, "Judge C.W. Cotton Had Active Part in Texas' Growth," 4/15/1934, p. 21. Houston Chronicle .
  • Photograph of Hamilton Bar Association including C.W. Cotton, The Hamilton Herald-News, Hamilton County Centennial Edition, 4/3/1958, p. 33, crediting the Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, p. 263. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.

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