W.M. Holland

Wesley Mastin Holland

Full Name: Wesley Mastin Holland
Date of birth: January 27, 1862
Date of death: July 2, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 17 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2)   Democrat Bay City / Matagorda   Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Matagorda, Wharton
H 37 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) William M. Holland, in special election 11/8/1904, succeeded Robert V. Davidson, resigned October, 1904. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Resolution congratulating Representative W.M. Holland on his marriage. 25th Legislature, 2/3/1897, p. 211. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Wesley Mastin Holland, birth date 1/27/1862, death date 7/2/1930, burial in Columbia Cemetery, West Columbia, Brazoria County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, 7/4/1930. Burial will be at West Columbia, [Brazoria County]. Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in "Sweeny of Prince Edward: Southside Virginia Families." Musetta Sweeny married Wesley Mastin Holland, born 1/27/1862, in Marshall County, Kentucky. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - W.M. Holland, postoffice Bay City, Matagorda County, nativity Kentucky, lawyer, Democrat, age 43 (born circa 1862). Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
City and Town Corporations  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
State Affairs (Chair) 
State Penitentiaries  
25th R.S. - 1897
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Military Affairs  
Private Land Claims  
Redistricting State Judiciary, Special (Chair) 

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