W.A. Kincaid

William Abraham Kincaid

Full Name: William Abraham Kincaid
Date of birth: August 30, 1859
Date of death: January 5, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 62 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Groesbeck / Limestone   Falls, Limestone, McLennan

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) 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

  • "Phillippine Islands Eloquently Pictured: Judge W.A. Kincaid Guest of Honor at Banquet Spread Saturday Night by Former Friends," 11/15/1915, p. 3. Judge W.A. Kincaid, visiting from Manila, Phillippine Islands, "He practiced law at the Texas bar and represented his district in the Texas legislature."
    Obituary, Judge W.A. Kincaid, "presiding judge in the court of first instance at Manila, P.I., during the administration of President McKinley," "Has Sister in Corsicana: Judge Kincaid, Who Died in Los Angeles Was Texan," 1/7/1922, p. 12. "Received Sad News," 1/7/1922, p. 13. Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Biographical sketch, William Abraham Kincaid, p. 263. Born 8/29/1859 in Grayson County, lawyer. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketches of Locklin [Lochlin] Johnson Farrar and William Abraham Kincaid, in "Groesbeck Law Firm Works Toward Its Bicentennial," The Bi-Stone Weekly Review (Mexia, Texas), 7/8/1976, p. 1, crediting Fairfield Library. Kincaid located in Kosse, Texas, later moved to Fairfield, then Groesbeck, member of the 21st Legislature for the district of Limestone, Falls, and McLennan counties, and later moved to Galveston and eventually the Philippine Islands. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Death notice, W.A. Kincaid and A.C. Prendergast, "Kincaid and Prendergast Former Law Partners," 1/8/1922, p. 6. Dallas Morning News.
  • Census of 1800 - W.A. Kincaid, Kosse, Limestone County, age 21, born circa 1859 in Texas, lawyer.
    Census of 1900 - William Kincaid, Galveston, Galveston County, age 41, born August 1859 in Texas, lawyer, wife Bettie.
    William Abraham Kincaid, birth date 8/30/1859 in Texas, death date 1/5/1922 in Los Angeles, California, attorney, wife Elizabeth P. Kincaid. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994
  • William Abraham Kincaid, Democrat, lawyer, age 29 in 1889, born in Texas. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


  • Photograph. W.A. Kincaid, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs  

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