W.C. Carpenter

William C. Carpenter

Full Name: William C. Carpenter
Date of birth: August 13, 1857
Date of death: October 8, 1934

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Bay City / Matagorda   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 21 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Bay City / Matagorda   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 21 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Bay City / Matagorda   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 19 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Bay City / Matagorda   Brazoria, Matagorda

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/3/1929, p. 9. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1930 - William C. Carpenter, Bay City, Matagorda County, age 72, born circa 1858 in Alabama, lawyer. FamilySearch.
  • W.C. Carpenter, birth date 8/13/1857 in Alabama, death date 9/8/1934 [sic] in Bay City, Matagorda County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • W.C. Carpenter, birth date 8/13/1857, death date 10/8/1934, "Son of Dr. Perry S. and Martha C. Carpenter of Vienna, Alabama," burial in Cedarvale Bay City Cemetery, Bay City, Matagorda County. Includes funeral notice. Find a Grave.
  • Carpenter, W. C. (born c.1871) — of Bay City, Matagorda County, Tex. Born in Alabama. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives 21st District, 1921-23, 1929. Burial location unknown. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Death date 10/8/1934 in Bay City, "Former Solon Dies," 10/9/1934, p. 10. Port Arthur News.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Claims and Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Conservation and Reclamation  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
41st R.S. - 1929
Conservation and Reclamation  
Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
Game and Fisheries  
38th R.S. - 1923
Charges Against Hon. Joseph V. Frnka, Investigating  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Game and Fisheries (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Affairs  
37th R.S. - 1921
Game and Fisheries  
Judicial Districts  
Public Health  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  

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