E.M. Chrestman

Edward M. Chrestman

Full Name: Edward M. Chrestman
Date of birth: September 21, 1872
Date of death: January 21, 1963

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Grand Saline / Van Zandt   Van Zandt

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House District 29
Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915
Legislatures: 33rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Grand Saline / Van Zandt
Counties in district: Van Zandt

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Mayor Edward M. Chrestman, Grand Saline, born 9/21/1872 "four miles southeast of Grand Saline in Van Zandt County," marriage to Flora Simpson 12/24/1893. "Personalities of the Past," published about 1905, 10/16/1969, p. 8.
    Death notice for Flora Chrestman, "Mrs F. Chrestman Rites Held at Sand Flat Saturday," 5/18/1961, p. 2. Survived by "her husband, Edd M. Chrestman, of Grand Saline, a former member of the Texas state legislature and former editor of the Grand Saline Sun." Grand Saline Sun.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Edward M. Chrestman, Van Zandt County, age 28, born September 1872 in Texas, school teacher, spouse Flora.
    Census of 1910 - Edward M. Chrestman, Van Zandt County, age 37, publisher/newspaper, spouse Flora.
    Census of 1940 - Edward M. Christman, Van Zandt County, age 67, farmer/farm, spouse Flora. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1940
  • Edward M. Chrestman, birth date 9/21/1872, death date 1/21/1963 in Terrell, Kaufman County, farmer/farming. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Edward M. Chrestman (1872-1963), burial in Sand Flat Cemetery, Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, same cemetery as Flora Chrestman. Find a Grave.
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - E.M. Chrestman, postoffice Grand Saline, nativity Texas, age 40 (born circa 1873), publisher, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Juvenile Reforms  
Public Debt  
Public Printing  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Asylums  

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