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Wells Thompson

W. Thompson
Full Name: Wells Thompson
Birth date: December 12, 1837
Death date: January 17, 1914

Terms of Service

(1) Thompson, elected president pro tempore 4/19/1876, presided as President of the Senate when Hubbard retired from those duties 8/9/1876. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 15th Legislature - All Senators except District 7 listed in roll call as Senators elect, oath of office administered, 4/18/1876, p. 1; Drawing of Senatorial Terms, 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "short term" (two years). Senate Journal . April 18, 1876
April 27, 1876

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections, Report, Jan. 31, 1873, Investigation into contested election between Wells Thompson and R.P. Tendick for senator, 25th senatorial district. Senate Journal .


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