W. F. Kellis

William F. Kellis

Full Name: William F. Kellis
Date of birth: March 15, 1855
Date of death: March 9, 1945

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 113 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat San Angelo / Tom Green   Irion, Schleicher, Sterling, Tom Green
H 113 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Sterling City / Sterling   Irion, Schleicher, Sterling, Tom Green

(1) Sterling County, p. 2; San Angelo, Tom Green County, p. 5. House Journal.
(2) San Angelo, Tom Green County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Sterling City. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Pioneer Westex Editor Succumbs," 3/10/1945, p. 12. W.F. (Uncle Bill) Kellis, former legislator and editor of Sterling City Record, death date 3/9/1945 in Riverside, California. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Obituary, "'Uncle Bill' Kellis Dies in California," 3/11/1945, p. 8. Big Spring Daily Herald.
  • William F. Kellis (1855-1945), burial in Sterling City Cemetery, Sterling County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in CAMP ELIZABETH. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - W.F. Kellis, postoffice Sterling City, nativity Texas, age 65 (born circa 1856), 65 years in Texas, lawyer and newspaperman, member of former legislatures: 36th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Conservation and Reclamation  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Public Printing (Chair) 
Representative Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  
36th R.S. - 1919
Conservation and Reclamation  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 

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