W.L. Hudspeth

William Lafayette Hudspeth

Full Name: William Lafayette Hudspeth
Date of birth: February 7, 1857
Date of death: July 13, 1930

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Mount Pleasant / Titus   Morris, Titus

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House District 32
Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919
Legislatures: 35th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Mount Pleasant / Titus
Counties in district: Morris, Titus

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • W.L. Hudspeth, birth date 2/7/1860 in Mississippi, purchasing agent and accountant for the North Texas Hospital for the Insane: 1907-1910. Biographical sketch and photo, "Texas and Her Legislature (Legislative Section)," Members of Texas House of Representatives, 35th Legislature, 2/28/1917, p. 11. Fort Worth Record.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - William Hudspeth, Titus County, Texas, age 43, born February 1857 in Mississippi, teacher, living in household with wife Minnie E. Hudspeth.
    Census of 1910 - W.L. Hudspeth, North Texas Hospital for the Insane, Terrell, Texas, age 52, born circa 1858 in Mississippi, accountant, M.E. Hudspeth listed below. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • W.L. Hudspeth, birth date 2/7/1857, death date 7/13/1930, burial in Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Mississippi. Find a Grave.
  • William Lafayette Hudspeth and wife Minnie L. Hudspeth pose in front of their home, photograph, Mount Pleasant, Images of America series, 2014, p. 32. Google Books.
  • "W.L. Hudspeth in Race for Representative," The Times Review (Mount Pleasant, Texas), 5/30/1924, p. 4, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "W.L. Hudspeth Dies at Mississippi Home," Mount Pleasant Daily Times, 7/16/1930, p. 1, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - W.L. Hudspeth, postoffice Mt. Pleasant, nativity Mississippi, age 58 (born circa 1859), 34 years in Texas, teacher. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Common Carriers  
Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prison Farms  
School for the Deaf Visit  
Southwestern Insane Asylum  
State Asylums  

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