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Edward F. Hall
Full Name: Edward F. Hall
Date of birth: 1846
Date of death: April 28, 1886

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 13, 1885 - Apr 28, 1886 19th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Nueces, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal
(1) List of Senators, 19th Legislature, shows J.M. Moore, Independent, of Nueces county representing Senate District 27, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) E.F. Hall died 4/28/1886. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 19th Legislature - 1/13/1885, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "credentials of the new members were presented" and "had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Memorial committee and resolution, service, and speeches. 20th Legislature, R.S., 3/23/1887, pp. 462, 580-584, memorial page. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 82-83. Hall was born in New York and was chosen "at the last general election, as Senator from the twenty-seventh district." Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • "Deaf and Dumb Asylum building," 6/11/1884, p. 1. "In the Laredo Senatorial district, where Mr. Hall, of the land frauds board, is the Democratic nominee for senator, there is likely to be an unusually interesting race. Colonel Rip Ford or General John R. Baylor, as independent Democrats, will contest the race." Galveston Daily News.
  • Colonel John M. Moore ran as an Independent candidate for the State Senate against Judge E.F. Hall, 10/1/1884, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in LAND FRAUD BOARD. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Census of 1880 lists E.F. Hall of Laredo - lawyer, age 33, born in New York, wife's name Caroline. Census of 1870 lists Edward Hall of Laredo - District Clerk, age 24, born in New York, wife's name Carolina. HeritageQuest Online.
  • "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.
  • "Judge E.F. Hall's Opposition," 10/4/1884, p. 1. Discusses reasons for Col. John M. Moore's opposition to E.F. Hall. Laredo Times.
  • "Senator Atlee," 6/20/1886, p. 4. "Mr. E.A. Atlee, of Laredo, permits us to announce his name as a candidate for State Senator, to fill the unexpired term occasioned by the death of senator E.F. Hall . . . Should he receive the nomination, which is equivalent to an election, the 27th. district will be ably represented.—Cotulla Ledger." Laredo Times.
  • Obituary, 5/2/1886, p. 1. Laredo Times.
  • "An aggrieved Texas Ranger: slapping State Senator Hall's face and shot for the insult," 6/29/1885. New York Times.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Health  
    Rules (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
     

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