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Richard A. Wooten

Full Name: Richard A. Wooten
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • House, 5th (1) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
(1) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times (Austin, Texas), 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, R. Wooten, [age illegible], native state South Carolina, emigrated from Georgia, lawyer, postoffice Jacksonville, Cherokee County. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - R.A. Wooton, Cherokee County, age 22, born circa 1828 in Georgia, teacher, living in household of G.W. Kincheloe.
    Census of 1870 - Richard Wooten, Nacogdoches County, age 43, born circa 1827 in Georgia, school teacher, living in household with Mary T. Wooten. FamilySearch . 1870 1850
  • Possibly Richard Allen Wooten, birth date 8/16/1829, death date 9/9/1901, burial in Wooten Cemetery, Nacogdoches County. Dates illegible on grave marker. Find a Grave .
  • R.A. Wooten mentioned, pp. 55 ("early teachers included Richard Wooten") and 115 ("State Legislators from Cherokee County"). Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.). Cherokee County History, 2001, Jacksonville, Texas, crediting Cherokee County Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . p. 115 p. 55

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