To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

William Simpson Oldham Sr.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Simpson Oldham, Sr.
Confederate States Senator
from Texas
In office
February 18, 1862 – March 18, 1865
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Deputy from Texas
to the Provisional Congress
of the Confederate States
In office
February 4, 1861 – February 17, 1862
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Personal details
Born(1813-06-19)June 19, 1813
Franklin County, Tennessee
DiedMay 8, 1868(1868-05-08) (aged 54)
Houston, Texas
Resting placeMasonic Cemetery,
Eagle Lake, Texas
Political partyDemocratic

William Simpson Oldham Sr. (June 19, 1813 – May 8, 1868) was an American politician who served as a Confederate States Senator from Texas from 1862 to 1865.

Biography

William Simpson Oldham Sr., was born on July 19, 1813, in Franklin County, Tennessee. Oldham served in the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1838 and was later a Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court in 1842. He represented Texas in the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1862, and was a senator in both the First and Second Confederate States congresses from 1862 to 1865. Oldham died on May 8, 1868.[1]

Legacy

Oldham County, Texas (established 1881), is named after him.

In popular culture

In Harry Turtledove's 1994 alternative history novel, Guns of the South, a "Congressman Oldham" from Texas is mentioned as sponsoring a bill to re-enslave freedmen in a victorious Confederacy. Since the setting was the time of the 2nd Confederate States Congress, it is likely that Turtledove was referring to Senator Oldham.

References

  1. ^ Williamson Simpson Oldham. Retrieved November 22, 2015.

External links


This page was last edited on 11 March 2019, at 03:49
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.