E.L. Agnew

Edwin L. Agnew

Full Name: Edwin L. Agnew
Date of birth: December 4, 1855
Date of death: February 16, 1919

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 10, 1893 - Oct 21, 1896 23rd (3)   24th (1) (2)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin, Lamar
H 22 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (4)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin, Lamar

(1) Agnew resigned 10/21/1896. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 24th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1893 January 11, 1893
(4) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

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  • Photograph. E.L. Agnew, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.L. Agnew, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Counties and County Boundaries  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
Penal Code and Code Criminal Procedure, Special  
Roads and Bridges  
State Asylums  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
23rd R.S. - 1893
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Private Land Claims (Chair) 
Public Printing  
State Asylums  
State Institutions of Learning, Joint Committee on  
22nd R.S. - 1891
Civil Courts of Appeal, Locations for Holding  
Jefferson Davis  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Debt  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  

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