D.C. Dove

Daniel Campbell Dove

Full Name: Daniel Campbell Dove, Jr.
Date of birth: April 25, 1866
Date of death: February 26, 1948

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Jan 12, 1915 - Jun 17, 1915 34th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Buffalo / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 23 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Buffalo / Leon   Leon, Madison

(1) Elections to be held 7/24/1915 to fill vacancies caused by resignations, according to proclamations issued by Governor Ferguson, "Special Elections in Five Districts for Representative," 6/27/1915, p. 5; election returns from Saturday, 7/24/1915, in "Five New Men Will Be in Legislature," 7/27/1915, p. 3. Austin American.
(2) Resignation accepted 6/19/1915 by Governor Ferguson. "Five Representatives Resigned," 6/20/1915, p. 3. Houston Post.
(3) William D. Lacey, in special election 7/24/1915, succeeded Daniel C. Dove, resigned 6/17/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Genealogy of Dan Dove (Daniel Spencer Dove), courtesy of Joe D. Bardin, 11/24/2020. Relatives: Daniel Campbell Dove, Jr., uncle; Daniel Spencer Dove, nephew. Donated Material.

Other Resources

  • Daniel Campbell Dove, birth date 4/25/1866 in Mississippi, death date 2/26/1948 in Morton, Cochran County, Texas, retired Baptist preacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Daniel C. Dove, Jr., birth date 4/25/1866, death date 2/26/1948, family photos, burial in Siloam Cemetery, Leon County, with Carrie S. Campbell. Find a Grave.
  • "Funeral Services Held Friday for Rev. D.C. Dove," Mexia Weekly Herald, 3/4/1948, p. 1, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library. "He was a member of the Texas House of Representatives from Madison, Leon and Grimes Counties during the administrations of Governors Colquitt and Ferguson." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. D.C. Dove, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. D.C. Dove, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Confederate Homes (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Revenue and Taxation  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
33rd R.S. - 1913
Public Debt  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  

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