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William F. Ramsey

lawyer , banker

William F. Ramsey, American lawyer, banker. Mason, Elk.

Background

Ramsey, William F. was born on October 25, 1855 in Bell County, Texas, United States. Son of John Jay and Nancy (Clark) Ramsey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Trinity U., Tehuacana, Texas, 1876, Bachelor of Laws, 1877.

Career

Review Felix Johnson, January 28, 1878 (died 1885). Married second, Rowena Hill, d. Malcolm Hill, October 13, 1886.

Began practice at Cleburne, Texas, 1877. President National Bank of Cleburne, 1900-1908, also president First National Bank, Covington, Texas, and Farmers and Traders Bank, Rio Vista, Texas. Justice Criminal Court of Appeals, Texas, by appointment to fill unexpired term, January-November 1908, and elected for term of 4 years.

Resigned 1911, to fill appointment as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, resigned, March 1912, to make campaign for Democratic nomination at primaries for government of Texas. Resumed practice at Austin, October 1912. Chairman of the Board and federal reserve agent Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, January 15, 1916.

Presidential elector on Cleveland ticket, 1884.

Membership

Mason, Elk.

Connections

Married Emma Johnson, d.; married second, Rowena Hill, d.

father:
John Jay Ramsey

mother:
Nancy (Clark) Ramsey

spouses:
Emma Johnson

Rowena Hill