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Eugene William Fry

E.W. Fry
Full Name: Eugene William Fry
Birth date: May 4, 1879
Death date: June 2, 1962

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th (1) Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 3/6/1915
(1) Jacob W. McComb, sworn 4/30/1915, succeeded E.W. Fry, resigned 3/6/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - Eugene W. Fry, Graham, Young County, Texas, age 30, born circa 1880 in Missouri, county judge, spouse Helen E. Fry.
    Census of 1920 - Eugene W. Fry, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, age 40, born circa 1880 in Missouri, land surveyor, spouse Helen Fry.
    Census of 1930 - Eugene W. Fry, Ventura, Ventura County, California, age 50, born circa 1880 in Missouri, ranch foreman.
    Census of 1940 - Eugene W. Fry, El Centro, Imperial County, California, age 60, born circa 1880 in Missouri, manager of apartments/apartment house, spouse Gertrude Mary Fry. FamilySearch . 1940 1910
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  • Eugene W. Fry, birth date 5/4/1879 in Missouri, death date 6/2/1962 in Imperial, California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. FamilySearch .
  • "Four Indicted for Shooting at Graham: Representative Fry Sends His Resignation to Governor - Forgery Case Said to Have Caused Trouble," 3/4/1915, p. 2.
    "Fry's Resignation Is Accepted by Governor," 3/6/1915, p. 2.
    "E.W. Fry, Former Legislator, Given 2 Years for Forgery, Loses Plea to Higher Court," 6/5/1918, p. 1, including photo. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Obituary, Eugene William Fry, Ventura County Star-Free Press (Ventura, California), 6/5/1962, p. 12. "Mr. Fry was state legislator, a county judge, and surveyor in Texas before he came to California." Survived by second wife Gertrude. Newspapers.com .
  • Governor W.P. Hobby issued pardon to "E.W. Fry, former Young County Judge and Member of the Thirty-Fourth Legislature, convicted of forgery and sentenced to two years in the penitentiary," "Hobby Grants Full Pardon to E.W. Fry," including report of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, Olney Enterprise, 11/14/1919, p. 1, crediting Olney Community Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - E.W. Fry, no postoffice, age, occupation, or party listed. Texas Legislative Manual .
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