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Ed Westbrook

Ed Westbrook
Full Name: Richard Edwin Westbrook
Birth date: August 14, 1880
Death date: November 17, 1936

Terms of Service

(1) "Fifteen State Senators Must Seek Re-Election in Summer", 1/3/1930, p. 2. Big Spring Daily Herald .
(2) Ed Westbrook, in special election 9/4/1926, sworn 9/4/1926, succeeded W.S. Moore, resigned before 3/15/1926. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 36th Legislature - 1/14/1919, p. 1, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators/Absent. Senate Journal .
(4) 34th Legislature - 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(5) 40th Legislature - 1/11/1927, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators" and "Roll Call of New Senators." Senate Journal .
(6) 35th Legislature - 1/9/1917, p. 2, listed as "member-elect" in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 7, 1916. Senate Journal .
(7) "Place of residence" Wolfe City, Texas. Senate Journal .
(8) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(9) 33rd Legislature - 1/14/1913, p. 3, elected on 11/5/1912. Senate Journal .
(10) Postoffice Farmersville, Collin County. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Photo and obituary, "Ex-Legislator Dies in Crash: Ex-State Senator Killed When Auto Goes Through Rail," 11/18/1936, p. 1. Killed in automobile accident 11/17/1936. Dallas Morning News .
  • Richard Edwin Westbrook, birth date 8/14/1881, death date 11/17/1936. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Richard Edwin Westbrook, birth date 8/14/1880, death date 11/17/1936, interment in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County. Find a Grave .
  • Richard Edwin Westbrook. Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post .
  • West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson Co., Texas, Waller-Williams lists Westbrook, Ed born 1880, died 1936. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .

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