W. J. Aiken

William James Aiken

Full Name: William James Aiken
Date of birth: July 12, 1859
Date of death: March 27, 1936

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 97 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Lipan / Hood   Erath, Hood, Somervell

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House District 97
Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923
Legislatures: 37th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Lipan / Hood
Counties in district: Erath, Hood, Somervell

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Other Resources

  • William James Aiken and Permelia Ann Hightower, parents of Elon, Lilac, Haddon Spurgeon, and Horace Chilton Aiken; born in Lipan, Hood County, 1891-1898.
    Census of 1900 - William Aiken, Hood County, age 41, born July 1859 in South Carolina, merchant, wife Permelia A. and children. FamilySearch. 1900 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • W.J. Aiken, birth date 7/12/1859 in South Carolina; death date 3/27/1936 in Lipan, Hood County, Texas; retired merchant. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William J. Aiken, birth date 7/12/1859, death date 3/27/1936, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Lipan, Hood County, with spouse Permelia Aiken. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Funeral Services for W.J. Aiken Held Saturday at Lipan," 4/3/1936, p. 11. "Twelve years ago he served two years in the State legislature, representing Erath and Hood counties in that capacity." Stephenville Empire-Tribune.
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - W.J. Aiken, postoffice Lipan, nativity South Carolina, age 61 (born circa 1860), 51 years in Texas, stock farmer and banker, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W. J. Aiken, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

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37th R.S. - 1921
Banks and Banking  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Municipal and Private Corporations  

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