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Edgar Haney Edgar Pierce Haney
Full Name: Edgar Pierce Haney
Date of birth: February 3, 1882
Date of death: November 8, 1974

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita, Wilbarger
H 101 Sep 12, 1914 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita, Wilbarger
H 100 Jan 14, 1913 - Aug 17, 1914 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)   Democrat Henrietta / Clay   Archer, Clay
H 83 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Henrietta / Clay   Clay, Jack
(1) "C.W. Boner of Bellview, elected to succeed Edgar P. Haney in 100th District, took oath this morning (9/14/1914). Haney, just elected to succeed Patrick Henry, was installed Saturday (9/12/1914). Mr. Haney was a member of the house from Clay County, but moved to Wichita and resigned his membership, and Patrick Henry of Wichita, having moved to Fort Worth. Mr. Haney was elected to fill Mr. Henry's unexpired term. Thus he has the distinction of representing two districts in the same legislature, although in different sessions." 9/15/1914, p. 3. Galveston Daily News.
(2) "Legislator Has No Opposition: E.P. Haney Elected in Wichita-Wilbarger District - Vote Light," 9/9/1914, p. 8. Results of special election 9/8/1914. "Haney was in the 32nd and 33rd Legislatures, representing Clay County, but has since moved to this county (Wichita), being a successful candidate for the legislative nomination at the July primaries."
"Another for Speakership: E.P. Haney of Wichita and Wilbarger Counties District to Be Candidate," from Wichita Falls, states Haney "moved here last year," 1/14/1914, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) C.W. Boner, sworn 9/14/1914, succeeded Edgar P. Haney, resigned from District 100 to run for seat in District 101. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Edgar P. Haney, sworn 9/12/1914, succeeded Patrick Henry, Jr., resigned 9/18/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Democrat in 32nd, 33rd (District 100 from Henrietta, Clay County), and 34th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
(6) "E.P. Haney for Legislature," 1/13/1914, p. 4. Haney announced candidacy for representative from the 101st district comprising Wichita and Wilbarger counties.
"Will Get Mileage and Perdiem Anyhow," 9/11/1914, p. 7. "Two years ago he [Haney] was elected from represented Clay-Archer district, which he represented in the regular session. At the close of the regular session he moved to Wichita Falls and was a candidate at the primaries this year from this district, receiving the nomination." Wichita Daily Times.
(7) Mentioned in "Candidates for Speakership," 10/11/1912. Wichita Daily Times.
(8) Moved out of Clay-Archer District 100 by 8/17/1914. "Two Districts Without Members in Legislature: Special Elections May Be Called To Fill Legislative Vacancies in This Section," 8/17/1914, p. 7. Patrick Henry "resigned some months ago when he moved to Fort Worth" and E.P. Haney "has moved out of that [Clay-Archer] district, being now a resident of Wichita Falls." Wichita Daily Times.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, pp. 1789-1790. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Memorial, April 1975, p. 380. Edgar Pierce Haney. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Edgar Pierce Haney, birth date 2/3/1882, death date 11/8/1974 in Arlington, burial in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Edgar Haney, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Edgar Haney, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Edgar Haney, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Edgar Haney, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Congressional Districts  
    Education (Chair) 
    Inspect Capitol  
    Juvenile Reforms  
    Military Affairs  
    Rules  
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Common Carriers  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Education (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Rules  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Asylums  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Public Printing  
    Senatorial Districts  
     

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