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E.G. Senter E.G. Senter
Full Name: Erasmus Gilbert Senter
Date of birth: April 22, 1865
Date of death: October 16, 1942

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3)   30th (4)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas Senate President Pro Tempore (31st)   Dallas, Rockwall
(1) 31st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 8/18/1910, 4th C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(3) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(4) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, May 1943, p. 142. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Photo and obituary, "E.G. Senter, scrapper in politics, dies: had colorful career as newspaperman and legislator, funeral slated Monday for man who never sat on political fence," 10/17/1942, p. 4. Dallas Morning News.
  • International Genealogical Index - North America lists Erasmus Gilbert Senter, birth date 4/22/1865, Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, death date 10/16/1942, Dallas, Texas. FamilySearch.
  • Portrait, "In the Legislative Gallery," 2/3/1907, p. 6. Houston Post.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.G. Senter, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.G. Senter, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Consideration of Message from Gov. Campbell  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Educational Affairs  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments (Chair) 

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