W.A. Poage

William Allen Poage

Full Name: William Allen Poage
Date of birth: September 9, 1855
Date of death: October 14, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61-1 Jan 14, 1919 - Oct 14, 1920 36th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
H 61 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan

Terms of Service top

House District 61-1
Jan 14, 1919 - Oct 14, 1920
Legislatures: 36th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waco / McLennan
Counties in district: McLennan
House District 61
Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919
Legislatures: 35th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waco / McLennan
Counties in district: McLennan

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • POAGE, WILLIAM ALLEN (1855-1920). Relatives: William Allen Poage - father, William Robert Poage - son. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Death notice, "William Poage, a member of the Legislature from the Sixty First District since 1917, died at home here Thursday night (10/14/1920)," "Texas News in Brief," 10/16/1920, p. 2. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Wm. A Poage, birth date 9/9/1855 in Staunton, Virginia; death date 10/14/1920 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas; capitalist. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Wm. A. Poage (1855-1920), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Poage, Wacoan Nearly Half a Century, Dead: Former Prominent Texas Cattleman and Member of the Texas Legislature," 10/15/1920, p. 3. Waco Times-Herald.


  • Photograph. W.A. Poage, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.H. Poage, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Federal Relations  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Penitentiaries, Subcommittee to Visit  
Stock and Stock Raising  
35th R.S. - 1917
Comptroller's Department Visit  
Congressional Districts (Vice Chair) 
Penitentiary Claims Auditing (Chair) 
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stock Raising  
Supreme Judicial Districts  

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