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William Edgar Hughes
Full Name: William Edgar Hughes
Date of birth: March 15, 1840
Date of death: July 29, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Feb 9, 1870 - Mar 1, 1871 12th (1) (3) (4)   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Bosque, Callahan, Eastland, Erath, Hood, Johnson, Jones, Palo Pinto, Parker, Shackelford, Stephens, Taylor

(1) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870. House Journal.
(2) 12th Legislature, Regular Session - Hughes resigned 3/11/1871, p. 544. House Journal.
(3) Absolom B. Gant, sworn 10/31/1871, succeeded William E. Hughes, resigned 3/1/1871 [sic]. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Party affiliation, Democrat. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • HUGHES, WILLIAM EDGAR (1840-1918). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Indian Affairs  
    Private Land Claims  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Alleged Illegal Sale of Newspapers by Officers of the House, Select  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Indian Affairs  
    12th Provisional - 1870
    Engrossed Bills  

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