Eli Brown Barrett

Full Name: Eli Brown "Cap" Barrett
Date of birth: August 9, 1889
Date of death: April 14, 1975

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Leonard / Fannin   Fannin
H 41 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Leonard / Fannin   Fannin
H 37 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Trenton / Fannin   Fannin

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
(2) Trenton, Fannin County. House Journal.
(3) Trenton, Fannin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Leonard. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Eli Barrett Services Are Held Tuesday," 4/15/1975, p. 2. Born 8/9/1899 [sic] in Trenton; died 4/14/1975. "Mr. Barrett served two terms in the Texas Legislature as representative from Fannin county in the early 1920s . . . " Bonham Daily Favorite.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Federal Relations  
Game and Fisheries  
38th R.S. - 1923
School Districts (Chair) 
37th R.S. - 1921
Commerce and Manufactures  
Liquor Traffic  

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