Dwight L. Lewelling

Dwight Lyman Lewelling

Full Name: Dwight Lyman Lewelling
Date of birth: November 27, 1879
Date of death: April 23, 1936

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 44 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Death of Benefactor, Dwight L. Lewelling, Shocks Mission Bums," 4/24/1936, p. 1. Lewelling was an "ex-County Attorney and legislator . . . He served two terms in the Legislature from Dallas County, and once was a candidate for Governor and again a candidate for Attorney General." Dallas Morning News.
  • Dwight Lyman Lewelling, birth date 11/27/1879, death date 4/23/1936 in Dallas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned in: Nicola, Carson. On the Labor Front: Uncovering Dallas's Union Legislators 1890-1920. Texas Christian University, May 8, 2023. Texas Christian University.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.

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Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Chair) 
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
Supreme Judicial Districts  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Confederate Pension Warrants, Investigate  
Constitutional Amendments  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Debt  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
Supreme Judicial Districts  

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