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Edmond McDowell Edmond Andrews McDowell
Full Name: Edmond Andrews McDowell
Date of birth: December 18, 1856
Date of death: April 14, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Jan 12, 1915 - Jun 18, 1915 34th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Jefferson
(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) "May Appoint Judge Saturday: Representative E.A. McDowell Slated to Succeed W.C. Conley in Sixtieth District in Austin," 6/15/1915, p. 4. "It is understood that Judge McDowell will receive his appointment as district judge Saturday, and that immediately he will tender his resignation as a member of the house." Galveston Daily News.
(3) Resignation accepted 6/19/1915 by Governor Ferguson. "Five Representatives Resigned," 6/20/1915, p. 3. Houston Post.
(4) S. Bronson Cooper, Jr., in special election 7/24/1915, succeeded Edmond A. McDowell, resigned after 1st Called Session [appointed district judge 6/18/1915]. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) "M'Dowell is Named: He Will Be Judge of Sixtieth District at Beaumont," 6/19/1915, p. 2. Governor appointed E.A. McDowell judge of the Sixtieth District Court at Beaumont, announced 6/18/1915. San Antonio Light.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Edmond Andrews McDowell, birth date 12/18/1856 in Magnolia, Mississippi; death date 4/14/1924 in Beaumont, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, "District Judge at Beaumont is Dead: Had Been Ill With Heart Trouble, But Death Unexpected," 4/14/1924, p. 1. E.A. McDowell born 12/18/1856 in Magnolia, Mississippi; elected to state legislature in 1914, serving one term. Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, "Judge McDowell Dies Today From Attack of Heart: Jurist Succumbs After Illness of Many Months; He Believes the End Near" and "Friends of Judge Dycus Will Urge Appointment to 60th Bench, Report," 4/14/1924, pp. 1, 2. Port Arthur News.
  • E.A. McDowell, postoffice Beaumont, nativity Mississippi, age 57 in 34th Legislature (1915), lawyer, 32 years in Texas. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Edmond McDowell, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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  
    Examination of Comptroller's Accounts for Governor's Mansion  
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary  
    Private Corporations  
    Public Debt  
     

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