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Frances Rountree

Full Name: Frances Mitchell Rountree
Other surnames: Mitchell
Birth date: March 19, 1880
Death date: December 5, 1956

Terms of Service

  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "A Journalistic Survivor - The History of The Eagle," 3/4/2005. Bryan Eagle .
  • Obituary and photo, "Mrs. Lee J. Rountree's Funeral at 4 Thursday: Editor of Eagle Is Dead," 12/5/1956, pp. 1, 10. Bryan Eagle .
  • Photo and biographical sketch (Frances Rountree). Born 1878?, death date 12/5/1956. First woman elected to represent Brazos County. One of the first two widows of legislators elected to the Texas Legislature (with Cora Gray Strong.) Relatives: Lee J. Rountree - husband, Frances Rountree - wife. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.
  • Frances Mitchell Rountree, birth date 3/19/1880, in Llano, Texas; death date 12/5/1956 in Bryan, Brazos County; publisher-editor, Bryan Daily Eagle. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .

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