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William Ochiltree William Beck Ochiltree
Full Name: William Beck Ochiltree
Date of birth: October 18, 1811
Date of death: December 27, 1867

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches   Nacogdoches
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 81-84. Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 145-146. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • OCHILTREE, WILLIAM BECK (1811-1867). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, William Beck Ochiltree, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas, 1842-1845. Justices of Texas, 1836-1986 (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2004.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 55-56. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 18th Texas Infantry. William Beck Ochiltree. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 21, 108, Plate No. 62. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Included on list of "Texas Whigs Named in Newspapers and Identified From the Census of 1850," Vol. 73, No. 1, pp. 30-33. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Ochiltree was the Whig candidate for governor in 1853. "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3 (Jan. 1979) p. 235. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Ochiltree, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Civil and Criminal Codes, Governor's Message, Select  
    Constitutional Amendments, Select  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Land Titles West of Nueces River, Select  
    Public Debt  
    Slaves and Slavery (Chair) 

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