W.T. McDonald

William Thomas McDonald

Full Name: William Thomas McDonald
Date of birth: April 13, 1852
Date of death: June 11, 1935

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker
H 29 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker

Terms of Service top

House District 29
Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927
Legislatures: 39th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Huntsville / Walker
Counties in district: San Jacinto, Walker
House District 29
Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925
Legislatures: 38th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Huntsville / Walker
Counties in district: San Jacinto, Walker

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • W.T. McDonald. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Brief biography extracted from MacDonald McDonald Family Records. Served 18 years as "chaplain of the State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas; served 4 years as Representative in Texas Legislature." Access Genealogy, 1999.

Other Resources

  • W.T. McDonald, marriage to Mary Swain on 5/17/1874 in Burleson County.
    Census of 1880 - William McDonald, Burleson County, age 28, born circa 1852 in Pennsylvania, farmer, wife Mary, children Willie and Thomas.
    Census of 1900 - William McDonald, Austin, Travis County, age 48, born April 1852 in Pennsylvania, clergyman, wife Mary, children William, Thomas, and George.
    Census of 1920 - Wm. Thomas McDonald, Huntsville, Walker County, age 66, born circa 1854 in Pennsylvania, minister/prison, wife Mary E. FamilySearch. 1880 1920 1920 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • Rev. Wm. T. McDonald, birth date 4/13/1852, death date 6/11/1935, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County. Includes obituary in The Huntsville Item, 6/20/1935; died 6/11/1935 in St. Louis, Missouri. Find a Grave.
  • W.T. McDonald, clergyman, born in Pennsylvania, age 72 in 1925. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • William T. McDonald. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.


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Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Health  
38th R.S. - 1923
Liquor Traffic  

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