William Joseph Stead

Full Name: William Joseph Stead
Date of birth: April 6, 1876
Date of death: April 10, 1962

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 73 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Alvarado / Johnson   Johnson
H 73 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Alvarado / Johnson   Johnson

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, William Joseph Stead, Blum, 4/10/1962, p. 5. "Stead was born in Bosque County and moved to Hill County from Alvarado 37 years ago." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Other Resources

  • William Joseph Stead, birth date 4/6/1877 in Bosque County, death date 4/10/1962 in Blum, Hill County, retired farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Joseph Stead ([gravestone 1876-1963), burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Alvarado, Johnson County. Includes portraits. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.J. Stead, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.J. Stead, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Forestry (Chair) 
Municipal Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
Public Health  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Asylums  
31st R.S. - 1909
Forestry (Chair) 
Municipal Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Health  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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