William Wirt Watkins

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William Wirt Watkins
Delegate from Arkansas
to the Provisional Congress
of the Confederate States
In office
May 18, 1861 – February 17, 1862
Preceded by New constituency
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Personal details
Born (1826-04-01)April 1, 1826
Jefferson County, Tennessee
Died January 15, 1898(1898-01-15) (aged 71)
Harrison, Arkansas
Resting place Carrollton Cemetery
Carrollton, Arkansas
36°15′54.3″N 93°19′18.2″W / 36.265083°N 93.321722°W / 36.265083; -93.321722
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mary W. Crump
(m. 185266)
Profession Lawyer

William Wirt Watkins (April 1, 1826 - January 15, 1898) was an American politician. He was born in Jefferson County, Tennessee, and later moved to Arkansas, where he served in the state senate 1856 to 1860, 1866, and 1878. He was a delegate to the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1862.[1]

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  1. ^ "All Over the State". The Arkansas Democrat. 27 (95). Little Rock. January 19, 1898. p. 5. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
New constituency
Delegate from Arkansas to the
Provisional Congress of the Confederate States

1861 – 1862
With: Robert W. Johnson
Albert Rust
Hugh F. Thomason
Augustus H. Garland
Succeeded by
Constituency abolished