W.E. Watts

William Edward Watts

Full Name: William Edward Watts
Date of birth: May 16, 1866
Date of death: November 28, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 13, 1925 38th (1) (2)   37th (3)   38th (1) (2)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson Senate President Pro Tempore (38th)   Ellis, Hill, Johnson

(1) 38th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 3/14/1923, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) 38th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/9/1923, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) 37th Legislature - List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1920, oath of office administered, 1/11/1921, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 38th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, "On Members of the Senate," pp. 325-326. Senate Journal.

Other Resources

  • Wm Edward Watts, birth date 5/16/1866, death date 11/18l/1930 in Cleburne, Johnson County, occupation real estate. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Edward Watts, birth date 5/16/1866, death date 11/28/1930,burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.E. Watts, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.E. Watts, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Confederate Home  
Contingent Expense  
Insurance and Banking  
Nominations by the Governor  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
State Penitentiaries  
37th R.S. - 1921
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expense  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Insurance and Banking  
Judicial Districts  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
State Institutions and Departments  
Town and City Corporations (Chair) 

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