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E.T. Porter E. Tom Porter
Full Name: E. Tom Porter
Date of birth: March 12, 1869
Date of death: December 23, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1)   Democrat Hix / Burleson   Burleson, Lee

(1) Hix, Texas. "Initially the community was called Fraimville in honor of the Fraim family, another group of early settlers." Handbook of Texas Online.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Brief biographical sketch, E. Tom Porter, p. 206. Born 3/12/1869 in Burleson County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Well Known Fraimville Citizen Dies," The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger, 1/3/1930, p. 1, crediting the Harrie P. Woodson Library. E. Tom Porter, age 62, died 12/23/1929 on a farm in Mumford [Robertson County], "State Representative for this district . . . he was never married," burial in Hix Cemetery, son of the late Jack Porter, Sr. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - E.T. Porter, postoffice Hix, nativity Texas, age 31 (born circa 1870), stockman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.T. Porter, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Military Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
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