F.E. Macmanus

Francis Edward MacManus

Full Name: Francis Edward "Frank" MacManus
Date of birth: February 20, 1830
Date of death: May 5, 1898

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Nueces, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal

(1) E.F. Hall died 4/28/1886. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) 2-year term; filled unexpired term of E.F. Hall. Senate Journal.
(4) 20th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/11/1887, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Civil War, 1st Lieutenant, Washington Light Guard, 1st Regiment, of Louisiana. Brownsville Herald.

Other Resources

  • "In Memoriam," 5/17/1898, p. 3. Birth date 2/25/1829. Brownsville Herald.
  • Mentioned in obituary of his mother-in-law, Eugenie Etinnette Lavender, 9/8/1898. Brownsville Herald.
  • Obituary, "Funeral of Senator Macmanus," 5/7/1898, p. 8. Houston Post.
  • "Honorable F.E. Macmanus," 8/11/1886, p. 6. The Senatorial Convention at Cotulla, after a long and tedious session, nominates Judge Macmanus, of Cameron County, for State Senator of the 27th District. Laredo Times.


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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Claims and Accounts  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Debt  
Public Health  
Public Lands  
Purchase of Asylum Lund  
Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 

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