W.J. Hood

William Jordan Hood

Full Name: William Jordan Hood
Date of birth: November 3, 1841
Date of death: April 11, 1916

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Savoy / Fannin   Fannin
H 21 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Savoy / Fannin   Fannin
H 21 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (2) (3)   Democrat Savoy / Fannin   Fannin

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 26th Tennessee Infantry, Company A; Confederate Cavalry, Company H, 3rd Regiment; Adjutant of Cavalry Battalion; Sergeant Major, Captain and Adjutant, per widow's application. William Jordan Hood, death date 4/11/1916 in Fannin County, widow Mrs. Leila Evans Hood, marriage date 11/14/1906 in Tarrant County. Application rejected 12/30/1942. Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, 26th Tennessee Infantry, Company A; transferred to 3rd Confederate Cavalry, Company H, Sergeant Major; adjutant in reorganization of Cobb and Phillips Legion into a cavalry battalion. United Daughters of the Confederacy records, biographical sketches of William Jordan Hood, Lee Deatherage, and Robert Allen Deatherage. Fannin County, TXGenWeb Project.

Other Resources

  • William Jourdan Hood, birth date 11/3/1841 in Tennessee; death date 4/11/1916 in Fannin County, Texas; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • W.J. Hood, birth date 11/3/1841, death date 4/11/1916, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Whitewright, Fannin County. Find a Grave.

Photographs

  • Photograph. W.J. Hood, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. W.J. Hood, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.T. Hood, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
22nd R.S. - 1891
Agricultural and Mechanical College, Sam Houston and Prairie View Normal Schools, and the State University, Visit  
Penitentiaries  
Public Debt  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
21st R.S. - 1889
Capitol Grounds  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Judicial Districts  
Penitentiaries  
State Affairs  

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