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Eldridge Chappell Mobley

Full Name: Eldrige Chappell Mobley
Date of birth: March 1836
Date of death: 1913

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 11, 1881 - Aug 3, 1881 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Robertson

(1) Independent Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Harriel G. Geiger, in special election 9/17/1881, sworn 4/6/1882, succeeded E.C. Mobley, notice of removal from district received 8/3/1881. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Eldridge Chappell Mobley, birth date March 1836 in Georgia, death 1913 in Georgia. Residence in Robertson County, Texas (1880) and Troup County, Georgia (1900). Mobley Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1880 - E.C. Mobley, Robertson County, age 40, born circa 1840 in Georgia, farmer, wife M.E.
    Census of 1900 - Eldridge Mobley, Troup, Georgia, age 64, born March 1836 in Alabama, wife Mary E. Mobley, son William, lawyer.
    Eldridge Chappil Mobley, age 43, school teacher, birthplace Chambers County, Alabama, father of William Finney Mobley, born 1/9/1880 in Bremond, Robertson County. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981


  • Photograph. E.C. Mobley, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
Claims and Accounts  
Educational Affairs  

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