Edward Dougherty

Edward Dougherty

Full Name: Edward Dougherty
Date of birth: June 9, 1819
Date of death: May 25, 1877

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Nov 7, 1859 - Feb 9, 1861 8th (1)     Rudyville / Hidalgo   Cameron, Hidalgo

(1) Nestor Maxan, sworn 3/21/1861, succeeded Edward Dougherty, resigned 2/9/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • DOUGHERTY, EDWARD (1819-1877?). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Description of relationship between John McAllen, Alexander Leo, Jr., and Edward Dougherty. Relatives: Alexander J. Leo, Jr. - son-in-law, Edward Dougherty - father-in-law, pp. 356-359. I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: a History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant, 2003.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.

Other Resources

  • Edward Dougherty, birth date 6/9/1819 in County Cavan, Ireland, death date 5/25/1877, burial in Zacatal Ranch Cemetery, Relampago, Hidalgo County, with wife Marcella Garcia. Find a Grave.


Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
Cameron and Hidalgo Counties, Causes of Condition of Affairs in  
Cameron and Hidalgo Counties, Reward for Arrest of Certain Persons  
Indian Affairs  
Indian Difficulties on Frontier  
Joint Indian Affairs  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
Revenue Laws  
Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 

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