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Edwin Spencer

Full Name: Edwin R. Spencer
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 8/30/1917
    Democrat
(1) Resolution granting leaves of absence to members who enlisted for military service, pp. 155-156. House Journal .
(2) John J. Ford, in special election 9/24/1917, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Edwin R. Spencer, who did not attend 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) "Trench Fights Rage Daily at Camp Funston," 8/1/1917, "Legislators Leave Camp." Myron G. Blalock, E.R. Spencer, Wallace Hawkins, George Peddy, and Harry Fisher, all in military training at Camp Funston, left the camp on Tuesday, 7/31/1917 to attend impeachment proceedings against Governor Ferguson. Another member, Woodall Rogers, also at the Camp, "has been transferred to Fortress Monroe and in all probability cannot attend the session." San Antonio Light .

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