W.H. Aldridge

William Hal Aldridge

Full Name: William Hal Aldridge
Date of birth: February 26, 1867
Date of death: February 28, 1921

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Rockland / Tyler   Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange, Tyler

Terms of Service top

House District 36
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Legislatures: 23rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Rockland / Tyler
Counties in district: Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange, Tyler

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch of William Hal Aldridge and photo in the 23rd Legislature (1893). Jonathan Gerland, "A Sense of Place in the Angelina National Forest: Aldridge, Blue Hole, Bouton Lake, Boykin Springs, and Turpentine," The Pine Bough 14 (December 2009): 2-27. The History Center Online.

Other Resources

  • Obituaries, "W.H. Aldridge Dies; Funeral Is Tomorrow," 2/28/1921, p. 5, and "Many Attend the Aldridge Interment," 3/1/1921, p. 14, birth date 2/27/1877 [sic] in Grenada, Mississippi. "He served in the Texas Legislature during Gov. 'Jim' Hogg's term of office." El Paso Herald.
  • Wm. Hal Aldridge, birth date 2/26/1867 in Mississippi; death date 2/28/1921 in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas; retired lumberman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Wm. H. Aldridge (1867-1921), burial in Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, with spouse Frances Wooten Aldridge. Find a Grave.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - W.H. Aldridge, postoffice Rockland, nativity Mississippi, age 26 (born circa 1867), manufacturer, 10 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.H. Aldridge, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.H. Aldridge, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Counties and County Boundaries  
Military Affairs  
Private Land Claims  

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