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Edgar Octave Chapman

E.O. Chapman
Full Name: Edgar Octave Chapman
Birth date: September 27, 1904
Death date: November 4, 1949

Terms of Service

  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
  • House, 49th Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 51st Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 9, 2/6/1950, pp. 35-36. "The House has learned with the regret of the passing of E.O. Chapman, since the last Regular Session" (51st Regular Session ended 7/6/1949). Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Edgar Octave Chapman, birth date 9/27/1904 in Hopkins County, death date 11/4/1949 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, school teacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • E. Octave Chapman, birth date 9/27/1904, death date 11/4/1949, burial in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Hopkins County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, E.O. Chapman, The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Texas), 11/6/1949, pp. 1, 8. Born 9/27/1904 at Tira, native of Hopkins County. "He later ran for the Legislature, and served two terms, 1944-48, as a State Representative." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 49th Legislature (1945) - E.O. Chapman, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 40, school superintendent.
    50th Legislature (1947) - E.O. Chapman, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 42, stock farmer and teacher. Texas Legislative Manual . 49th Legislature 50th Legislature
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