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Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr. Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr.
Full Name: Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr.
Date of birth: March 8, 1878
Date of death: October 8, 1938

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 79 Jan 14, 1919 - Jun 6, 1920 36th (1)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 79 Feb 26, 1918 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (2) (3)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
(1) Atlee resigned 6/6/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 36th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) Edwin A. Atlee, Jr., in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Walter F. Woodul, resigned after 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch of Edwin Atlee, Sr., pp. 387-388. Born 3/16/1846; died in 1910. Relatives: Edwin Augustus Atlee, Sr. - father; Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr. - son. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Atlee Dies," 10/6/1938, pp. 1, 9. Laredo Times.
  • "Edwin A. Atlee is Elected to the State Legislature," 2/17/1918, p. 12. Laredo Weekly Times.
  • "First Wireless Message," 8/7/1907, p. 10. San Antonio Light.
  • ATLEE, EDWIN A., JR. (1878-1938). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr., 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr., 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    State Affairs  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Federal Relations  
    Military Affairs  
    State Affairs  

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