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W.S. Stepter Whitley S. Stepter
Full Name: Whitley S. "Whit" Stepter
Date of birth: September 13, 1874
Date of death: February 5, 1926

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Palmer / Ellis   Ellis
H 39 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Palmer / Ellis   Ellis

(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, Whitley S. Stepter, "Palmer Editor Dies Suddenly: W.S. Stepter, Former Legislator, to Be Buried Sunday," 2/7/1926, p. 66. Dallas Morning News.
  • Obituary, Whit Stepter, "Last Rites Are Paid to W.S. Stepter: Impressive Service Marks Passing of Blind Ex-Legislator," 2/8/1926, p. 1. Waxahachie Daily Light.
  • Other Resources
  • Whit S. Stepter, birth date 9/13/1874 in Kentucky; death date 2/5/1926 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; reporter for paper. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • W.S. Stepter, birth date 9/13/1874, death date 2/5/1926, burial in Palmer Cemetery, Palmer, Ellis County. Includes obituary from Waxahachie Daily Light, 2/8/1926. Find a Grave.
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - W.S. Stepter, postoffice Palmer, nativity Kentucky, age 35 (born circa 1876), insurance, 35 years in Texas, member of former legislatures: 31st, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.S. Stepter, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.S. Stepter, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Municipal Corporations  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Federal Relations  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    State Asylums  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Federal Relations  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    State Asylums  

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