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William H. Pyle

William H. Pyle
Full Name: William H. Pyle
Birth date: June 9, 1833
Death date: February 9, 1891

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 13th (1) (2) (8) & 12th (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) Legislatures
    2/8/1870 - 1/13/1874
    Democrat
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Apr. 24, 1873 [presented to Governor May 1, 1873 and became law without his signature], 13th Legislature, R.S., ch. 35, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Included on roster of members of the 13th Legislature as a Democrat. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas 1873.
(3) Name listed W.H. Pyle. House Journal .
(4) Name listed William H. Pyle. Members of the Texas Legislature, 1846-1962 1962.
(5) 12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(6) Reports concerning the election contest between J.H. Lippard and W.H. Pyle. Committee on Elections recommends Pyle retain his seat, pp. 35-36. Senate Journal .
(7) 12th Legislature - party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas .
(8) 13th Legislature - Included in list of 15 Senate members that were conservative Democrats, p. 145. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.

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