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Dwight Lyman Lewelling

Dwight L. Lewelling
Full Name: Dwight Lyman Lewelling
Birth date: November 27, 1879
Death date: April 23, 1936

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Death of Benefactor, Dwight L. Lewelling, Shocks Mission Bums," 4/24/1936, p. 1. Lewelling was an "ex-County Attorney and legislator . . . He served two terms in the Legislature from Dallas County, and once was a candidate for Governor and again a candidate for Attorney General." Dallas Morning News .
  • Dwight Lyman Lewelling, birth date 11/27/1879, death date 4/23/1936 in 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 .
  • Mentioned in: Nicola, Carson. On the Labor Front: Uncovering Dallas's Union Legislators 1890-1920. Texas Christian University, May 8, 2023. Texas Christian University .
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