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Howell Washington Runnels

Full Name: Howell Washington Runnels, Sr.
Birth date: March 31, 1823
Death date: November 7, 1895

Terms of Service

  • House, 7th Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
     
  • House, 6th (1) Legislature
    11/21/1855 - 11/2/1857
     
(1) Runnels sworn 11/21/1855, p. 77. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Birth date 3/31/1823; death date 11/7/1895; interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Texarkana, Bowie County, TX.; wife Martha Caroline Blackburn Adams FamilySearch .
  • RUNNELS, HARDIN RICHARD (1820-1873). Relatives: Hiram G. Runnels: uncle; Hardin R. Runnels and Howell Runnels: nephews. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • RUNNELS, HOWELL WASHINGTON (1823-1895). Hardin R. Runnels and Howell Runnels: brothers. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Runnels, Hiram George. "His nephew, Hardin R. Runnels, was the fifth governor of Texas." Relatives: Hiram G. Runnels: uncle; Hardin R. Runnels and Howell Runnels: nephews. NCpedia .
  • Relatives: Howell W. Runnels, Sr. and Hardin R. Runnels - brothers. Martha C.B. Adams Runnels, wife of Howell W., acted as first lady of Texas during the term of her brother-in-law. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Howell W. Runnels, Jr., Watlington Manuscript 1920, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .

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