William Hilliard Ratliff

Full Name: William Hilliard Ratliff
Date of birth: August 14, 1882
Date of death: August 3, 1947

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 103 Jan 14, 1913 - Aug 19, 1913 33rd (1)   Democrat Quanah / Hardeman   Foard, Hardeman, Knox

(1) William S. Bell, sworn 9/17/1914, succeeded W.H. Ratliff, resigned after 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • 51st Legislature, R.S., HSR 88. Birth date 8/14/1882 in Werner, Tennessee; death date 8/3/1947 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Memorial, March 1948, p. 246. Birth date 8/14/1879, death date 8/3/1947. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • William Hilliard Ratliff (1882-1947), burial in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.H. Ratliff, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Common Carriers  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Game and Fisheries  
Insurance (Vice Chair) 
Military Affairs  
Senatorial Districts  
Supreme Judicial Districts (Chair) 

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