Washington B. Turner

Full Name: Washington B. Turner
Date of birth: 1813
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th     Henderson / Rusk   Rusk

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Washington B. Turner, age 40 (born circa 1813), native state Tennessee, emigrated from Mississippi in 1848, lawyer, postoffice Henderson, Rusk County. House Journal.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - possibly Wm. B. Turner, Rusk County, age 40, born circa 1810 in Tennessee, lawyer, living in household with Mary Turner. FamilySearch.
  • W.B. Turner, attorney-at-law, in "Early Henderson Newspaper Tells Graphic Story of Days When 'Old Town' Was Young," Henderson Daily News, 6/30/1936, p. 46, crediting Rusk County Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Committee Information top

5th R.S. - 1853
Internal Improvements  
Public Debt  

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