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Ellsberry Lane Ellsberry Lane
Full Name: Ellsberry R. Lane
Date of birth: 1839
Date of death: August 18, 1904

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Jan 14, 1879 - Feb 1, 1882 17th (1) (2) (3)   16th (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)   Democrat Goliad / Goliad   Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Refugio, Victoria, Wilson
(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Lucas H. Brown, sworn 4/6/1882, succeeded Ellsberry R. Lane, resigned 2/1/1882. 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.
(4) Ellsberry R. Lane, sworn in 16th Legislature, succeeded William H. Crain, resigned 8/20/1877. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Listed as member of 15th, 16th, and 17th legislatures. Note under members of the 15th legislature: "Lane, sworn in 16th Legislature, succeeded William H. Crain, resigned August 20, 1877." Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Listed as member of 16th and 17th legislatures only. Members of the Texas Legislature, 1846-1962, 1962.
(7) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(8) 16th Legislature - 1/14/1879, p. 1. Listed as one of the "newly elected senators, approached the president's desk and took the oath of office prescribed by the constitution." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, p. 248. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait and memorial. Died August 18, 1904, Laurafield, TX. pgnagle.com.
  • Biographical information included in "Clementina Bartlett (1815-1907) and some of her descendants." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Obituaries, San Antonio Semi-Weekly Express, 8/23/1904, and Dallas Morning News, 8/19/1904. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ellsberry Lane, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Debt  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts, Apportionment  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Agricultural and Mechanical College, Consider Report of the Joint Committee Appointed to Visit  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Finance  
    Funeral and Remains of the Late Honorable Gustave Schleicher (Co-Chair) 
    General Land Office  
    Governor's Mansion  
    Indian Affairs and Frontier Protection  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Land Forgeries  
    Land Frauds  
    Military Affairs  
    New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands (Chair) 
    Revision of Code  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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