William S. Herndon
|William Smith Herndon|
March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1875
November 27, 1835|
|Died||October 11, 1903
Albuquerque, New Mexico
|Resting place||Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Texas|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Louise McKeller Herndon|
|Allegiance|| United States
|Service/branch||Confederate States Army|
|Unit||13th Texas Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Herndon was born in Rome, Georgia, and moved to Wood County, Texas, in May 1852. He attended the common schools and graduated from McKenzie College in 1859. He then studied law, attained admission to the bar in 1860 and commenced practice in Tyler, Texas.
After the war, Herndon resumed the practice of law in Tyler, and became counsel, executive advisor, and general solicitor for several railroads.
Following his service in Congress, Herndon resumed practicing law in Tyler. He died in Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 11, 1903, and was interred at Oakwood Cemetery in Tyler.
- United States Congress. "William S. Herndon (id: H000535)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on March 24, 2010
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