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William C. Rochelle William C. Rochelle
Full Name: William Collin Rochelle
Date of birth: November 30, 1872
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Park / Bowie   Bowie
H 1 Aug 12, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1) (2)   Democrat Park / Bowie   Bowie
H 1 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Park / Bowie   Bowie
(1) William C. Rochelle, sworn 8/12/1901, succeeded William W. Dillard, resigned 3/25/1901. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 28th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual .
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Photographs
  • Photograph. William C. Rochelle, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William C. Rochelle, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William C. Rochelle, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • "Saloon man assaulted: he was beaten and shot and died of his injuries," 11/26/1901, p. 4, Texarkana. Report of death of Ed Rochelle, former Deputy Sheriff of Red River County, a "near relative of W.P. Rochelle, Bowie County's present representative in the Legislature." Galveston Daily News 1884.
  • Photo and additional information about Rochelle Place, "William Collin Rochelle, the state legislator." Photo courtesy of Judith Rochelle, Charles Moores & Mary Harrison Family, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • Possibly William Collin Rochelle, Sr., born 11/15/1873, died 12/11/1955, interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Bowie County. Texarkana USA Genealogical Society, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • Rochelle Place, Texarkana vicinity, Bowie County - Home of state legislator, William C. Rochelle, and descendants. Recorded Texas historic landmark, 1966. Texas Historic Sites Atlas .
  • 28th Legislature, 1903 - Birth year estimated from age at beginning of 28th Legislature, pp. 22-23, 60-63. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Education  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Public Printing  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Federal Relations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Senatorial Districts  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Agricultural Affairs  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Affairs  
     

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