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Edmund Anderson Decherd, Jr.

E.A. Decherd, Jr.
Full Name: Edmund Anderson Decherd, Jr.
Birth date: May 12, 1875
Death date: December 27, 1944

Terms of Service

(1) Decherd resigned 4/16/1918. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 35th Legislature - Member-elect in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 7, 1916, oath of office administered, 1/9/1917, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Edward A. Decherd, Robertson County, birth date May 1875 in Texas, school teacher. FamilySearch .
  • Edmund Anderson Decherd, Jr. (Edmund Anderson Decherd on grave marker), birth date 5/12/1875 in Franklin, Robertson County; death date 12/27/1944 in Dallas; burial in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Robertson County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Edmund Anderson Decherd, birth date 5/12/1875 in Franklin, Tex., in Genealogy of the Deckard family : showing also those descended from Decker, Deckert, Decher, Dechert, Decherd, etc., Richfield, Pa.: unknown, 1932, pp. 350, 385-386. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Edmund Anderson Decherd, Jr. 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 .
  • Edmond A. Decherd, Jr. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • "For State Senator," letters from E.A. Decherd, Jr. and N.P. Houx to "Democratic Voters of the 12th Senatorial District," 4/20/1916, p. 6. Mexia Weekly Herald .
  • Buried at Franklin Cemetery, Robertson County: DECHERD, EDMUND A. JR., 5/12/1875 - 12/27/1944, State Representative (1915 - 1916), State Senator (1917 -1919). RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
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