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Edwin Ruthven Bryan

E.R. Bryan
Full Name: Edwin Ruthven Bryan
Other surnames: Bryant
Birth date: February 23, 1862
Death date: December 16, 1934

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th (1) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 9/20/1918
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
(1) Bryan resigned 9/20/1918. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Service Today for E.R. Bryan," 12/18/1934, p. 8. Judge Edwin R. Bryan. Abilene Morning News .
  • Edwin Ruthven Bryan, birth date 2/23/1862 in Caldwell, death date 12/16/1934 in Mineral Wells, attorney-at-law. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Ed R. Bryan (1862-1934), burial in Woodland Park Cemetery, Mineral Wells. Includes portrait and obituary of Edwin R. Bryan from Dallas Morning News, 12/17/1934, "Judge E.R. Bryan, Who Prosecuted Ferguson, Dies," noting Bryan's service in the Legislature and as prosecutor of the impeachment charges against Governor James E. Ferguson; later District Judge in Midland. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - E.R. Bryan, postoffice Midland, nativity Texas, age 55 (born circa 1862), 43 years in Texas, banker, member of former legislatures: 34th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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