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William F. Baldwin

Full Name: William F. Baldwin
Birth date: June 11, 1816
Death date: February 21, 1870

Terms of Service

  • House, 7th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    11/7/1857 - 11/7/1859
(1) Election of L.T. Wigfall for State Senator and Eli T. Craig, William F. Baldwin, and lawyer Pendleton Murrah, for House of Representatives in election of August, 1857 - "the state legislative races were decided in favor of the Democrats . . .," p. 169. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880 1983.
(2) Burks of Red River, Baldwin of Harrison, and Ward of Cass and Titus took the oath of office on 11/7/1857, p. 57. House Journal .
(3) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Dr. William F. Baldwin, plantation owner and physician in Harrison County in 1860, p. 100. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880 1983.
  • Census of 1850 - W.F. Baldwin, age 33, born circa 1817 in Alabama, farm and doctor.
    Census of 1860 - Wm. F. Baldwin, Harrison County, age 42, born circa 1818 in Alabama, doctor. FamilySearch . 1860 1850
  • William F. Baldwin M.D., birth date 6/11/1816, death date 2/21/1870, burial in Andrews Cemetery, Karnack, Harrison County. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of son, Dr. Benjamin Baldwin, p. 270. "He was graduated in 1870, and before the commencement exercises were finished, he was called home on account of the death of his father . . ." Crediting private collection of T.B. Willis. The Medicine Man in Texas 1930.
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