S.R. Williams

Simeon Rufus Williams

Full Name: Simeon Rufus "Sim" Williams
Date of birth: June 25, 1873
Date of death: February 20, 1961

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Hemphill / Sabine   Sabine, San Augustine
H 11 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Hemphill / Sabine   Sabine, San Augustine

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/7/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Other Resources

  • Simeon Rufus Williams, birth date 6/25/1873 in Texas; death date 2/20/1961 in Hemphill, Sabine County; retired hotel operator. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Simeon R. Williams, birth date 6/25/1873, death date 2/20/1961, burial in Hemphill Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, with spouse Dora E. Williams. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Last Rites Held Tuesday for Alto Man's Brother," Alto Herald, 2/23/1961, p. 1, crediting the Stella Hill Memorial Library. Simeon R. Williams "owned the Williams Hotel in Hemphill . . . was in the State Legislature in the late twenties and early thirties." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Simeon "Sim" Rufus Williams, photo, Sherriff of Sabine County in 1908 and member of the 40th and 41st House of Representatives. Strong McLemore Genealogy, 2006.
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - S.R. Williams, postoffice Hemphill, nativity Texas, age 55, hotel man, member of former legislatures: 40th. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Judicial Districts  
Liquor Traffic  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
40th R.S. - 1927
Judicial Districts  
Liquor Traffic  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Oil, Gas and Mining  

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