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Ernest Ashley McDaniel

E.A. McDaniel
Full Name: Ernest Ashley "Earnest Mack" McDaniel
Birth date: March 15, 1882
Death date: September 26, 1949

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (1) (4) (6) (8) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 9/20/1914
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
  • House, 31st (2) (3) (5) (7) Legislature
    7/29/1910 - 1/10/1911
(1) District 107 comprised of Taylor county; District 112 comprised of Coleman and Concho counties, pp. 43-44, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Series during 1910 special election: "M'Daniel Accepts a Challenge from Shield: Candidates for Legislature Will Probably Debate Question of Statutory Prohibition," 6/4/1910; "Joint Debate is Held Between Lee Shields and Henry Sackett, Candidates for Representative," 6/6/1910; "M'Daniel Makes Reply to Shield and Sackett: Figures That He is Making the Race Against One Opponent Since Men Are Such Friends and Boon Companions," 6/11/1910, Democrat, "stepped into the democratic party...at the age of 21." Brownwood Bulletin .
(3) "Forecast of 32d Legislature: List of Democratic Nominees for Senate and House of Representatives: Elected for the Vacancies: Fifteen New Members of the Thirty-first are Chosen, Three of Them Senators," 8/6/1910, p. 11. Galveston Daily News .
(4) District 112 represented by E.A. McDaniel, p. 6. House Journal .
(5) Oath of office administered to Hon. E.A. McDaniel and Hon. P.M. Johnston, 7/29/1910, p. 42. House Journal .
(6) Henry H. Sackett, in special election 9/8/1914, sworn 9/11/1914, succeeded E.A. McDaniel, resigned 9/20/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) E.A. McDaniel, sworn 7/29/1910, succeeded Charles H. Jenkins, resigned 3/9/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(8) District 107 represented by E.A. McDaniel, p. 853. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - Ernest A. McDaniel, Coleman, Coleman County, age 28, born circa 1882 in Texas, lawyer/general practice, spouse Grace W. FamilySearch .
  • Earnest A. McDaniel, death date 9/26/1949 in Hidalgo County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 .
  • Earnest A. McDaniel, birth date 3/15/1882 in Nevada, Collin County, Texas; death date 9/26/1949 in Hidalgo County, Texas; attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Ernest Ashley McDaniel, birth date 3/15/1882, permanent home address in McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Memorial, December 1949, p. 582. Ernest Ashley "Earnest Mack" McDaniel. "Mr. McDaniel began his law practice in Coleman and was soon elected to the Texas Legislature. While the Legislature was in session, he moved to the Rio Grande Valley in 1913 and he practiced law in Hidalgo County the rest of his life." Texas Bar Journal .
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