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W.H. Lockett William Henry Lockett
Full Name: William Henry Lockett
Date of birth: November 23, 1850
Date of death: August 7, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Morgan / Bosque   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell

(1) Meridian, Bosque County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) "Mr. Lockett served as . . . Mayor of Morgan, his present home." Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
(3) Postoffice Morgan. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • William Henry Lockett, birth date 11/23/1850, death date 8/7/1899, biographical sketch, burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County, with wife Ada Mingus. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, W.H. Lockett, p. 35. Birth date 11/23/1850 in Liberty, Clay County, Mississippi. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Wm. H. Lockett, Morgan, Bosque County. FamilySearch.
  • Mentioned in "A Story of a Pioneer School," Vol 5 No. 12 - September, 1928. Frontier Times Magazine.
  • Obituary, Mexia Evening Ledger, 8/10/1899, p. 1. NewspaperARCHIVE.com.
  • Hon. W.H. Lockett, member of the Board of Trustees. Simmons College (Abilene, Texas). Catalogue of Simmons College, 1892-1893, p. 3, crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • William Henry Lockett, birth date 11/13/1850. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Bosque County Marriages 1860 to 1928 - W.H. Lockett married Ada Mingus 6/6/1877. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.H. Lockett, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan, Prairie View Normal School, and Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    County Governments and County Finances  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  

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