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T.L. Edwards Thomas L. Edwards
Full Name: Thomas L. Edwards
Date of death: January 4, 1896

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 7, 1896 24th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Populist Cooper / Delta   Delta, Franklin, Hopkins

(1) T.L. Edwards, postoffice Ben Franklin, Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Cooper, Delta County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) "Dr. T.L. Edwards, elected floater by the populists of Delta and Hopkins counties," "The Secret Meeting: Inner Facts of the Conference of the Populist Executive Committeemen . . . ," Galveston Daily News, 11/23/1894, p. 5, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Dr. T.L. Edwards, Ben Franklin, Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 25th Legislature, R.S., 1/26/1897, pp. 116-117. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • T.L. Edwards, tax assessment in Delta County, 1889, 1890, 1892, 1893, 1894, and 1895. Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1837-1910. Not found in Census of 1880 in Delta County. FamilySearch.
  • Dr. T.L. Edwards, death date 1/4/1896, aged 50 yrs., interment in Old Klondike Cemetery, Klondike, Delta County. Find a Grave.
  • Dr. Thomas L. Edwards of Delta County, "a graduate of the Nashville Medical University and a practicing physician . . . moonlighted as a newspaper editor, pp. 293, 295. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism, 2020.
  • Death notice, Dr. T.L. Edwards, representative from the Nineteenth district, Galveston Daily News, 1/8/1896, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. T.L. Edwards, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
     

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