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Everett Ewing Townsend

E.E. Townsend
Full Name: Everett Ewing Townsend
Birth date: October 20, 1871
Death date: November 19, 1948

Terms of Service

  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Everett Ewing Townsend, birth date 10/20/1871 in Columbus, death date 11/19/1948 in Alpine, Brewster County, cattleman, federal official; ranching, Park Service. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Everett Ewing Townsend, birth date 10/20/1871, death date 11/19/1948, photos, burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Alpine, Brewster County. Find a Grave .
  • TOWNSEND, EVERETT EWING (1871-1948). Known as the "Father of Big Bend National Park." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Texas Rangers and deputy U.S. marshal. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Lewis H. Saxton and Clifford B. Casey, The Life of Everett Ewing Townsend, West Texas Historical and Scientific Society Publication Number 17, Sul Ross State College, Alpine, Texas, 1958. National Park Service .
  • Obituary, Everett E. Townsend, "Man Who Dreamed Up Big Bend Park, Dies at Alpine," Gainesville Daily Register and Messenger, 11/20/1948, p. 1, crediting Cooke County Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express .
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