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W.C. Middleton William Cosby Middleton
Full Name: William Cosby Middleton
Date of birth: December 3, 1875
Date of death: December 30, 1920

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Point / Rains   Rains, Wood
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1920 - William Middleton, Deport, Lamar County, age 44, born circa 1876 in Arkansas, merchant/grocery, spouse Annie; attached to William Cosby Middleton (1875-1920). No W.C. Middleton in Rains County Census, 1900-1920. FamilySearch. 1920
  • William Cosby Middleton, birth date 12/3/1875, death date 12/30/1920, burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Deport, Lamar County; includes obituary from Paris News, 1/1/1921. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Author of Chicken Salad Probe Dies," 1/1/1921, p. 5. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Mentioned in CHICKEN SALAD CASE, relating to the impeachment charges against Governor James E. Ferguson in 1917. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - W.C. Middleton, postoffice Point, nativity Arkansas, age 3_ [sic], farmer and minister, 17 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.C. Middleton, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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