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Peter Radford Peter Radford
Full Name: Peter Radford
Date of birth: March 3, 1851
Date of death: December 1, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 79 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1) (2) (3)   Populist Whitt / Parker   Parker

(1) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Discussion of populists elected to 24th Legislature, populist pluralities by county, and roster with party affiliation, "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Peter Radford Dead," The Daily Herald (Weatherford, Texas), 12/3/1918, p. 3. "He represented Parker county in the Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth legislatures, being elected on the Populist ticket."
    "Tribute to Peter Radford," The Weekly Herald (Weatherford, Texas), 12/12/1918, p. 5. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). December 12, 1918 December 3, 1918
  • Other Resources
  • Peter Radford, birth date 3/3/1851 in Staunton, Virginia; death date 12/1/1918 in Madison, Wisconsin. burial in Whitt Cemetery, Whitt, Parker County. Includes portraits and reprint of obituary in Arlington Journal, 12/13/1918. Find a Grave.
  • Peter Radford of Whitt, Parker County, pp. 295, 318, 406, 432. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism, 2020.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Peter Radford, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Peter Radford. Photo courtesy of Becky Radford Plumlee., Donated Material
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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