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W.G. Etheridge William G. Etheridge
Full Name: William G. Etheridge
Other surnames: Ethridge
Date of birth: 1837
Date of death: September 19, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Unaffiliated Marlin / Falls   Falls

(1) Independent. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • W.G. Ethridge. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 262. Elected to the House as an Independent. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - W.G. Etheridge, Falls County, age 45, born circa 1835 in Georgia, farmer, wife Ellen.
    Wm. G. Etheridge married Ellen S. Birkes 11/13/1859 in Falls County. FamilySearch. 1880 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1865
  • "An Independent Rounded Up," The Galveston Daily News, 11/2/1884, p. 1, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. "The opening speech was made by W.G. Etheridge, aspirant for representative of the Sixty-second district. His speech was a perfect tirade on the Democrats." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Death notice, "Death Claims W.G. Etheridge, Old Settler of Falls County," 9/20/1922, p. 12. "He served two terms as sheriff of Falls county, also holding the office of tax assessor and collector, and later representing this district in the Texas legislature." Death date 9/19/1922. Waco News-Tribune.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.G. Etheridge, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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