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William Henry Trolinger

W.H. Trolinger
Full Name: William Henry Trolinger
Other surnames: Trollinger
Birth date: August 11, 1827
Death date: October 28, 1895

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 14th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 7/8/1874
  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
(1) "Second Dispatch," 7/9/1874, p. 1, dateline Austin, 7/8/1874. "State Senator Trollinger, of Grayson, having resigned, an election will be held in that district to fill the vacancy simultaneously with that for Congressman." Galveston Daily News .
(2) N.S. Craven, sworn 1/25/1875, succeeded William H. Trolinger, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 14th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of Senators elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1874, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • W.H. Trolinger, birth date 8/11/1827, death date 10/28/1895, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson County. Find a Grave .
  • TROLINGER, WILLIAM HENRY (1827-1895). Also served as representative in the Missouri General Assembly. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Missouri State Guard, Lieutenant and Quartermaster. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituaries, Hon./Dr. W.H. Trolinger, "Died at Whitesboro," The Daily Hesperian (Gainesville, Texas), 10/30/1895, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "A Good Man Gone," The Sunday Gazetteer (Denison, Texas), 11/3/1895, p. 4, crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . 10/30/1895 11/3/1895
  • Biographical sketch and resignation, William Henry Trolinger, p. 197. Born 8/11/1827 in Pulaski County, Virginia; physician - received medical training in Henry County, Missouri; died at his home in Whitesboro 10/28/1895. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.
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