P.E. Barrett

David Elwood Barrett

Full Name: David Elwood Barrett
Date of birth: August 3, 1849
Date of death: December 2, 1906

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

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House District 30
Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885
Legislatures: 18th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Gainesville / Cooke
Counties in district: Cooke

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

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Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - D.e. Barrett, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas, age 32, born circa 1848 in Georgia, lawyer.
    Census of 1900 - David Barrett, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas, age 51, born August 1849 in Georgia, Judge of the 16th Judicial District of Texas, wife Willie.
    Joseph Weldon Barrett, father's name David Elwood Barrett, mother's name Willie Marshall, California, County Marriages, 1850-1952. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 California, County Marriages, 1850-1952
  • Dav. E. Barrett, death date 12/2/1906, place of death Gainesville. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • D.E. Barrett (1847-1906), burial in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Cooke County. Find a Grave.
  • Funeral notice, "Bailey Eulogized Dead; Funeral of Judge Barrett of Gainesville Calls Forth Tribute," The Daily Express (San Antonio, Texas), 12/5/1906, p. 10, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Judge Barrett Dead," 12/6/1906, p. 1, from Gainesville Daily Messenger. Judge D.E. Barrett, born 1847, came to Gainesville in 1872. "He represented this county in the lower house of the legislature from 1883 to 1885 . . . " Whitesboro Record.


  • Photograph. P.E. Barrett, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

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18th R.S. - 1883
Commerce and Manufactures  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Debt  
Public Printing  

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