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Edgar Hunter Edgar Emmett Hunter
Full Name: Edgar Emmett Hunter
Date of birth: June 1, 1881
Date of death: March 7, 1955

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 99 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Johnson
H 99 Oct 4, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Johnson
(1) Edgar E. Hunter, in special election 10/2/1933, sworn 10/4/1933, succeeded R.B. Anderson, resigned 9/11/1933. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Edgar Emmett Hunter, birth date 6/1/1881 in Tarrant County, death date 3/7/1955 in Harris County, interment in Memory Gardens, Baytown. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, "Former Cleburne Mayor Killed," Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), 3/8/1955, p. 6, crediting the Hopkins County Genealogical Society. E.E. Hunter, "former mayor of Cleburne who represented Johnson County in the state legislature was killed in a Harris County traffic accident yesterday." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 44th Legislature (1935) - E.E. Hunter, postoffice Cleburne, Johnson County, nativity Texas, age 53, life insurance, member of former legislatures: 43rd. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Edgar Hunter, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Banks and Banking  
    Charges Against Honorable J. E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture, Special (Chair) 
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
    State Departments and Permanent School Fund, Special  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Claims and Accounts  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Public Health  

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