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W.E. Orogain William Edmund Orgain
Full Name: William Edmund Orgain
Date of birth: December 26, 1882
Date of death: November 20, 1965

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Jan 8, 1907 - Aug 10, 1907 30th (1)   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop

(1) Orgain resigned 8/10/1907. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, February 1966, p. 140. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • William Edmund Orgain, birth date 12/26/1882 in Bastrop, death date 11/20/1965 in Beaumont, attorney, burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • "Old Methodist Bell at Bastrop," Hon. Will E. Orgain on "First Use of Bells in Churches," 2/19/1928, pp. 14-16. Pace's Texas Scrap Book: Containing Gems of Thought From Bench - Bar - Pulpit - Rostrum on Religious, Political and Educational Subjects, Consisting of Sermons, Prayers, Poems, Funeral Orations and Extracts From Various Sources, 1933.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.E. Orogain, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Claims and Accounts  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Debt  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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