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Edgar Pierce Haney

Edgar P. Haney
Full Name: Edgar Pierce Haney
Birth date: February 3, 1882
Death date: November 8, 1974

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
  • House, 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) Legislature
    9/12/1914 - 1/12/1915
  • House, 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 8/17/1914
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
(1) "Legislator Has No Opposition: E.P. Haney Elected in Wichita-Wilbarger District - Vote Light," 9/9/1914, p. 8. Results of special election 9/8/1914. "Haney was in the 32nd and 33rd Legislatures, representing Clay County, but has since moved to this county (Wichita), being a successful candidate for the legislative nomination at the July primaries."
"Another for Speakership: E.P. Haney of Wichita and Wilbarger Counties District to Be Candidate," from Wichita Falls, states Haney "moved here last year," 1/14/1914, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(2) "C.W. Boner of Bellview, elected to succeed Edgar P. Haney in 100th District, took oath this morning (9/14/1914). Haney, just elected to succeed Patrick Henry, was installed Saturday (9/12/1914). Mr. Haney was a member of the house from Clay County, but moved to Wichita and resigned his membership, and Patrick Henry of Wichita, having moved to Fort Worth. Mr. Haney was elected to fill Mr. Henry's unexpired term. Thus he has the distinction of representing two districts in the same legislature, although in different sessions." 9/15/1914, p. 3. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Edgar P. Haney, sworn 9/12/1914, succeeded Patrick Henry, Jr., resigned 9/18/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) C.W. Boner, sworn 9/14/1914, succeeded Edgar P. Haney, resigned from District 100 to run for seat in District 101. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Democrat in 32nd, 33rd (District 100 from Henrietta, Clay County), and 34th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .
(6) Mentioned in "Candidates for Speakership," 10/11/1912. Wichita Daily Times .
(7) "E.P. Haney for Legislature," 1/13/1914, p. 4. Haney announced candidacy for representative from the 101st district comprising Wichita and Wilbarger counties.
"Will Get Mileage and Perdiem Anyhow," 9/11/1914, p. 7. "Two years ago he [Haney] was elected from represented Clay-Archer district, which he represented in the regular session. At the close of the regular session he moved to Wichita Falls and was a candidate at the primaries this year from this district, receiving the nomination." Wichita Daily Times .
(8) Moved out of Clay-Archer District 100 by 8/17/1914. "Two Districts Without Members in Legislature: Special Elections May Be Called To Fill Legislative Vacancies in This Section," 8/17/1914, p. 7. Patrick Henry "resigned some months ago when he moved to Fort Worth" and E.P. Haney "has moved out of that [Clay-Archer] district, being now a resident of Wichita Falls." Wichita Daily Times .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, pp. 1789-1790. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Edgar Pierce Haney, birth date 2/3/1882, death date 11/8/1974 in Arlington, burial in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Memorial, April 1975, p. 380. Edgar Pierce Haney. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Candidate biographical sketch, "E.P. Haney for Legislature," 1/16/1914, p. 4. "Simultaneously he announces as a candidate for the speakership of the house in the 34th legislative session." Wichita Daily Times .

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