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E.L. Agnew E.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 - 1/8/1895, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold over senators." Senate Journal.
(3) 23rd Legislature - 1/10/1893, p. 1, All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day; 1/11/1893, p. 5, Resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal.
(4) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. E.L. Agnew, pp. 24-25. Birth 12/4/1855. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Joseph Meeks Lowery, Fannin County Folks and Facts, p. 251. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in article on William Ashley Evans, p. 177 - daughter Belle Evans married Edwin L. Agnew, "who was state senator from the district during the terms of Gov. Lubbock." Fannin County Folks and Facts. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Interment in Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Fannin County, Texas, alongside wife Belle Evans Agnew. Birth 12/4/1855, death 2/16/1919. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.L. Agnew, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.L. Agnew, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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