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Edgar O. Chapman Edgar Octave Chapman
Full Name: Edgar Octave Chapman
Date of birth: September 27, 1904
Date of death: November 4, 1949

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
H 39 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 51st Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 9, 2/6/1950, pp. 35-36. "The House has learned with the regret of the passing of E.O. Chapman, since the last Regular Session" (51st Regular Session ended 7/6/1949). Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Edgar Octave Chapman, birth date 9/27/1904 on grave marker, death date 11/4/1949, interment in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Hopkins County. Find a Grave.
  • 49th Legislature - E.O. Chapman, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 40, occupation: school superintendent.
    50th Legislature - E.O. Chapman, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 42, occupation: stock farmer and teacher. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Edgar O. Chapman, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Edgar O. Chapman, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Education (Vice Chair) 
    Investigate State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions Investigation, Special (Chair) 
    Local and Uncontested Bills  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Highways and Roads  

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