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Edmond Andrews McDowell

E.A. McDowell
Full Name: Edmond Andrews McDowell
Birth date: December 18, 1856
Death date: April 14, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 6/18/1915
(1) Elections to be held 7/24/1915 to fill vacancies caused by resignations, according to proclamations issued by Governor Ferguson, "Special Elections in Five Districts for Representative," 6/27/1915, p. 5; election returns from Saturday, 7/24/1915, in "Five New Men Will Be in Legislature," 7/27/1915, p. 3. Austin American .
(2) "May Appoint Judge Saturday: Representative E.A. McDowell Slated to Succeed W.C. Conley in Sixtieth District in Austin," 6/15/1915, p. 4. "It is understood that Judge McDowell will receive his appointment as district judge Saturday, and that immediately he will tender his resignation as a member of the house." Galveston Daily News .
(3) Resignation accepted 6/19/1915 by Governor Ferguson. "Five Representatives Resigned," 6/20/1915, p. 3. Houston Post .
(4) S. Bronson Cooper, Jr., in special election 7/24/1915, succeeded Edmond A. McDowell, resigned after 1st Called Session [appointed district judge 6/18/1915]. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) "M'Dowell is Named: He Will Be Judge of Sixtieth District at Beaumont," 6/19/1915, p. 2. Governor appointed E.A. McDowell judge of the Sixtieth District Court at Beaumont, announced 6/18/1915. San Antonio Light .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Edmond Andrews McDowell, birth date 12/18/1856 in Magnolia, Mississippi; death date 4/14/1924 in Beaumont, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Obituary, "District Judge at Beaumont is Dead: Had Been Ill With Heart Trouble, But Death Unexpected," 4/14/1924, p. 1. E.A. McDowell born 12/18/1856 in Magnolia, Mississippi; elected to state legislature in 1914, serving one term. Galveston Daily News .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "Judge McDowell Dies Today From Attack of Heart: Jurist Succumbs After Illness of Many Months; He Believes the End Near" and "Friends of Judge Dycus Will Urge Appointment to 60th Bench, Report," 4/14/1924, pp. 1, 2. Port Arthur News .
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - E.A. McDowell, postoffice Beaumont, nativity Mississippi, age 57, lawyer, 32 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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