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W.A.S. Cobb William Ambrose S. Cobb
Full Name: William Ambrose S. Cobb
Date of birth: February 15, 1849
Date of death: April 28, 1934

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Rogers Prairie / Leon   Leon, Madison

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Rogers Prairie post office moved to Normangee in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) W.A.S. Coff [sic]. 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
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • W.A.S. Cobb. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, William Ambrose S. Cobb, p. 309. Born 2/15/1849 in Saline County, Arkansas, married Rebecca A. Tatum in February 1871. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • William Ambrose S. Cobb, Democrat, farmer, age 49 in 1889, born in Arkansas. Card File.
  • William A.S. Cobb, birth date 2/15/1849 in Louisiana, death date 4/28/1934 in Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, farmer, wife Mrs. Rebeca Cobb, parents Hugh Cobb and Mary McDanials. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Ambrose Sevier Cobb, birth date 2/15/1849, death date 4/28/1934, burial in Santa Anna Cemetery, Santa Anna, Coleman County. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • William A.S. Cobb. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.A.S. Cobb, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Commerce and Manufacture  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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