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William Haywood Tucker

W.H. Tucker
Full Name: William Haywood Tucker
Birth date: April 2, 1827
Death date: June 16, 1883

Terms of Service

  • House, 18th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/10/1883 - 6/5/1883
(1) Special committee report found Hon. W.H. Tucker of Anderson duly elected, Tucker oath of office, 1/10/1883, p. 9. House Journal .
(2) Alexis T. Rainey, in special election 8/14/1883, sworn 1/8/1884, succeeded William H. Tucker, died 6/5/1883. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 18th Legislature, Called Session, House Journal. Memorial services in memory of Hon. W.H. Tucker of Anderson County (death date 6/15/1883) and Hon. A.J. Leo of Hidalgo County, Evening Session, 1/29/1884, pp. 95-98, and Memorial page, p. 99. Includes biographical sketches, memorial resolution, and memorial of A.J. Leo in Spanish by Hon. S. Benavides. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Biography and portrait, pp. 39-44, Col. William Haywood Tucker. Birth date 4/2/1827; "he passed away at his brother's home in June, 1883." A Centennial History of Anderson County Texas 1936.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 28th Texas Infantry. A Centennial History of Anderson County Texas 1936.
  • Col. William Haywood Tucker, birth date 4/2/1827, death date 6/16/1883, burial in Albany Cemetery, Albany, Shackleford County. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in TUCKER, TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, p. 251. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.

Committee Information

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