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E.D. Linn Edward Daniel Linn
Full Name: Edward Daniel "Ed" Linn
Date of birth: December 18, 1848
Date of death: January 27, 1898

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 22 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 27, 1898 25th   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Frio, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, Victoria, Wilson
H 87 Jan 13, 1885 - Nov 16, 1885 19th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
H 58 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (6) (7)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
H 58 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (8)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
H 24 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria
(1) Aransas County. House Journal.
(2) Linn resigned 11/16/1885. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Victoria, Victoria County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Postoffice, Victoria. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.
(5) Home county, Victoria. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(6) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(7) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(8) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 26th Legislature, R.S., 1/30/1899, p. 118. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 26th Legislature, R.S., 1/30/1899, p. 184. "The House of Representatives have heard with profound sorrow of the death of Hon. Ed. Linn." Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • JOHN JOSEPH LINN (1798-1885) served in Second and Third congresses of the Republic of Texas, 1837-1839. Relatives: John Joseph Linn - father; Edward Daniel Linn - son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • LINN, EDWARD DANIEL (1848-1898). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch. Father John J. Linn. Brother William F. Linn was engrossing clerk in the Senate in the 25th "and previous Texas legislatures." Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in VICTORIA ADVOCATE. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 25th Legislature (1897) - E.D. Linn, postoffice Victoria, county Victoria, nativity Texas, editor, Democrat, served in former sessions: 12th, 13th, 14th, 16th, 17th, 19th House. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Biographal sketch, p. 267. "Elected to the Fifteenth Legislature to fill a vacancy." Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.D. Linn, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.D. Linn, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. E.D. Linn, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.D. Linn, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
    Investigation Relative to Missing Amendment to S.B. No. 258 - Text-book Bill, Special  
    Public Lands  
    Public Printing  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Funeral of General William Steele  
    Laying the Cornerstone of the New Capitol (Co-Chair) 
    Memorial Resolutions for Hons. J.P. Ayres, J.B. Davis, and George Meriwether, Members of the Eighteenth Legislature  
    Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Public Debt  
    Public Printing  
    State Printing Office at the Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb (Chair) 
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Funeral and Remains of the Late Honorable Gustave Schleicher (Co-Chair) 
    Penal Code, Select  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Asylum and Public Building Repairs  
    Bureau of Tax Rolls in Comptroller's Department  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Removal of Judge L.M. Cooper, 3rd Judicial District  
    Vacancy in 13th Senatorial District, I.N. Baughman  

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