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Crain, William Henry, 1848-1896

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Personal name headingCrain, William Henry, 1848-1896
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Variant(s)Crain, Mr. (William Henry), 1848-1896
Birth date18481125
Death date18960210
Place of birthGalveston (Tex.)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
AffiliationSt. Francis Xavier's College (New York, N.Y.)
Texas. Legislature. Senate
United States. Congress. House
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inBridge across the Corpus Christi Channel, 1893: p. 1 (Mr. Crain, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Nov. 11, 2009 (Crain, William Henry, a Representative from Tex.; b. Nov. 25, 1848; d. Feb. 10, 1896)
Biographical directory of the United States Congress website, viewed November 13, 2014 (Crain, William Henry, a Representative from Texas; born in Galveston, Tex., November 25, 1848; attended the Christian Brothers' School, New York City, until the age of fourteen, and was graduated from St. Francis Xavier's College, New York City, in 1867; returned to Texas and lived on a ranch for two years; studied law in Indianola, Tex., while teaching school; was admitted to the bar in 1871 and commenced practice in Indianola, Tex.; member of the State senate 1876-1878; district attorney of the twenty-third judicial district of Texas 1872-1876; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1885, until his death in Washington, D.C., February 10, 1896; chairman, Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (Fifty-third Congress); interment in Hillside Cemetery, Cuero, Tex.)