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William Taylor Hill

Full Name: William Taylor Hill
Birth date: August 16, 1837
Death date: July 31, 1917

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
(1) W.T. Hill, Polk County, Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) SAN JACINTO, TEXAS. "San Jacinto is on Farm Road 1791 near its junction with Farm Road 3179, twelve miles from Huntsville in southwestern Walker County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) San Jacinto, San Jacinto County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) San Jacinto County. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Capt. W.T. Hill, birth date 8/16/1837, death date 7/31/1917, burial in Old Waverly Cemetery, New Waverly, Walker County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, William Taylor Hill. Born 8/16/1837 in Dallas County, Alabama, "elected to the Sixteenth Legislature as a Democrat." Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas, 1880, New York, p. 284. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, William Taylor Hill, p. 252. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
  • Mentioned in several letters, biographical sketch, footnote 73: Lieutenant William T. Hill, native of Alabama, age 22 in 1860, farmer in Waverly (Walker County) when recruited into Confederate army, promoted to Captain 8/23/1862. Touched by Fire: Letters From Company D 5th Texas Infantry Hood's Brigade Army of Northern Virginia 1862-1865 2000.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company D, 5th Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. Biographical sketch and portrait, Captain W.T. Hill, p. 354. Unveiling and Dedication of Monument to Hood's Texas Brigade on the Capitol Grounds 1911.
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