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E.W. Harris Edwin Weston Harris
Full Name: Edwin Weston Harris
Date of birth: December 17, 1861
Date of death: January 4, 1913

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1) (2)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Collin, Hunt
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 27th Legislature - 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Edwin Weston Harris, birth date 12/17/1861 in Henderson, Rusk County; death date 1/4/1913 in Hunt County; obituaries in Greenville Morning Herald 1/5/1913 and 1/7/1913; interment in East Mount Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - E.W. Harris, Greenville, Hunt County, nativity Texas, publisher, Democrat, age 39 (born circa 1862). Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.W. Harris, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, north wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Apportionment  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Labor  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
     

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