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William Edmond Crump

Full Name: William Edmond Crump
Date of birth: 1809
Date of death: January 3, 1889

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Nov 5, 1849 - Oct 13, 1850 3rd (1) (2)     Bellville / Austin   Austin, Colorado
H Austin Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (3)     Unknown / Austin   Austin
H Austin Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (4) (5) (6)     Unknown / Austin Speaker 2/16/1846 - 3/3/1846 and 3/16/1846 - 5/1/1846.   Austin

(1) Zimri Hunt, sworn 11/18/1850, succeeded William E. Crump, resigned 10/13/1850. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Branch resigned as speaker 3/16, and Crump was again elected, resigning 5/1 to be succeeded the same day by Bourland, who resigned 5/11 and was succeeded by Perkins. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Crump, elected speaker 2/16/1846, on 3/3 was granted leave of absence until 3/15, and Brown was elected speaker pro tempore. Brown resigned 3/9, the House adopted a resolution declaring the office vacant since 3/3, and Branch was elected speaker. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - William E. Crump, Austin County, age 40, born circa 1810 in North Carolina, farmer, in household with Rosa Crump. FamilySearch. 1850

Committee Information top

3rd R.S. - 1849
Apportionment, Special  
Claims and Accounts  
Division of the Supreme Court, Governor's Message  
Federal Relations  
Land Scrips, Loan Bonds, and Other Obligations Issued by the Late Republic of Texas in Comptroller's Office  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
State Affairs  
2nd R.S. - 1847
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Privileges and Elections  
Public Debt and Outstanding Liabilities of the Late Republic of Texas  

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