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John Ewell Simpson

J.E. Simpson
Full Name: John Ewell Simpson
Birth date: May 1, 1866
Death date: September 5, 1952

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (1) (2) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 10/29/1913
(1) Simpson resigned 10/29/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) "Judge J.E. Simpson and family departed last Saturday for Holtville, California, where they will make their home. Judge Simpson has for many years been one of the leading attorneys in this section of the State and was until he tendered his resignation to the Governor a few weeks ago, our representative from this district . . . " The Graham Leader, 11/6/1913, p. 1, crediting The Library of Graham. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - John E. Simpson, Graham, Young County, age 34, born May 1866 in Mississippi, lawyer, spouse Eunie.
    Census of 1910 - John E. Simpson, Graham, Young County, age 43, born circa 1867 in Mississippi, lawyer, spouse Denice [Eunice], daughters Ollie, Ruth, Joice, and Ellise (ages 3-9).
    John Ewell Simpson, birth date 5/1/1866 in Mississippi; death date 9/5/1952 in Imperial, California. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • California Death Index, 1940-1997
  • John Ewell Simpson (1866-1952), burial in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Imperial, California. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Death Claims Judge Simpson," 9/7/1952, Part IA, p. 20. John E. Simpson "was a native of Mississippi and had lived in Texas and served in the Texas Legislature." Death date 9/5/1952. Los Angeles Times .
  • John Ewell Simpson, "former county attorney while living in Graham." "California Couple to Celebrate Golden Wedding," The Graham Leader, 2/16/1950, p. 11, crediting The Library of Graham. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - J.E. Simpson, postoffice Graham, nativity Mississippi, age 47 (born circa 1866), lawyer, 20 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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