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Ellis Cockrell Ellis Dewitt Cockrell
Full Name: Ellis Dewitt Cockrell
Date of birth: November 20, 1895
Date of death: December 6, 1974

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 93 Jan 10, 1939 - Sep 7, 1940 46th (1)   Democrat Lampasas / Lampasas   Lampasas, McCulloch, San Saba
(1) Cockrell resigned 9/7/1940. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Cockrell, Ellis D. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Ellis Dewitt Cockrell, birth date 11/20/1895, residence in Lampasas, Texas, military service 9/9/1917-6/14/1919. United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940. FamilySearch.
  • United States Army, Private 1st Class, HQ. Co. 143rd Infantry, World War I. Ellis Dewitt Cockrell, address in Lampasas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ellis Cockrell, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Claims and Accounts  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Education  
    Military Affairs  
     

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