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Francis Dale Francis Aaron Dale
Full Name: Francis Aaron Dale
Date of birth: October 10, 1887
Date of death: March 16, 1938

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin
H 41 Jan 11, 1927 - Feb 8, 1927 40th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin
H 41 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin
(1) Proceedings, House Committee on Bribery Charges Against Representatives Dale and Moore. House Journal.
(2) Report, House Committee on Bribery Charges Against Representatives Dale and Moore. Resolution Providing for a Committee to Investigate Bribery Charges, 2/3/1927, pp. 310-311. Committee report printed 2/7/1927, pp. 348-432. Resolution to expel adopted 2/8/1927, pp. 443-445. House Journal.
(3) W.F. Keeton, sworn 3/7/1927, succeeded Francis A. Dale, expelled 2/8/1927. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Francis Aaron Dale, birth date 10/10/1887 on death certificate, death date 3/16/1938, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Francis Aaron Dale, birth date 10/10/1888, death date 3/16/1938, interment in Moores Chapel Cemetery, Bonham, Fannin County. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • "Representatives Moore and Dale Expelled from House," Cooper Review, 2/11/1927, pp. 1, 5, crediting Delta County Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • News account of testimony in special committee to investigate charge of bribery, Austin, 2/4-2/5/1927. "Moore and Dale Testify Before Committee," The Delta Courier (Cooper, Delta County, Tex.), 2/8/1927, pp. 1-2, crediting Delta County Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, Francis A. Dale, Bonham Herald, 3/17/1938, p. 1, crediting Fannin County Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Francis Dale, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Banks and Banking  
    Common Carriers  
    Congressional Districts  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Claims and Accounts  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Lobbying Activities, Investigation  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Appropriations  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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