W.R. Johnson

William Riley Johnson

Full Name: William Riley Johnson
Date of birth: May 13, 1874
Date of death: December 7, 1955

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 118 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Borden, Dickens, Garza, Kent, Scurry, Stonewall

Terms of Service top

House District 118
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Snyder / Scurry
Counties in district: Borden, Dickens, Garza, Kent, Scurry, Stonewall

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Society Scribblings: W.R. Johnsons Marking Fifty-four Years Together," 12/20/1953, p. 11.
    "Just a few days away and our fellow citizen, Snyder physician for more than 20 years, W.R. Johnson, will be on his way to Austin to start with the 41st Legislature," reprinted from The Scurry County Times, 12/2/1928. "25 Years Ago," 12/27/1953, p. 9.
    Obituary, "Dr. Johnson's Services Held," 12/8/1955, p. 1. Snyder Daily News.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Dr. Johnson, Snyder, Dies," Thursday morning, 12/8/1955, p. 1. "Dr. William Riley Johnson, 81, pioneer Scurry County doctor," born 5/13/1874 in Winona. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Census of 1910 - W.R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 36, physician, spouse Mary E., son George, daughter Ellen B.
    Census of 1930 - William R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 54, doctor, spouse Mary.
    Census of 1940 - William R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 61, physician/private practice, spouse Mary E. FamilySearch. 1910 1930 1940
  • Dr. William Riley Johnson, birth date 5/13/1874 in Winona, death date 12/7/1955 in Snyder, Scurry County, retired doctor/physician. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dr. William Riley Johnson, birth date 5/13/1874, death date 12/7/1955, burial in Snyder Cemetery, Snyder, Scurry County. Find a Grave.
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - W.R. Johnson, postoffice Snyder, nativity Texas, age 53, physician. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.R. Johnson, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Judicial Districts  
Public Health  
State Affairs  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
State Treasury, Investigate  

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