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Earle Bradford Mayfield

Earle B. Mayfield
Full Name: Earle Bradford Mayfield
Birth date: April 12, 1881
Death date: June 23, 1964

Terms of Service

(1) "The attorney general has been called on to find a way out of dilemma occasioned by the forthcoming resignation of Earl B. Mayfield to assume the duties of railroad commissioner...", 9/24/1912, p. 2. Abilene Daily Reporter .
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(3) Mayfield resigned 9/25/1912. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Charles W. Taylor, in special election 11/5/1912, succeeded Earle B. Mayfield, resigned 9/25/1912. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(6) 30th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(7) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1911, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • MAYFIELD, Earle Bradford (1881-1964). Senator, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present .
  • MAYFIELD, EARLE BRADFORD (1881-1964). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928 1984.
  • Portrait, Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928 1984.
  • Railroad Commissioners Past through Present, with dates of service. Railroad Commission of Texas .
  • Memorial, October 1964, p. 843. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Chapter 16, "Crusades and Complacency, 1910-1930," p. 321. Discusses Earle B. Mayfield's election to the United States Senate in 1922. Texas, the Lone Star State 1970.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. The Texas Senator 1978.
  • Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Plot 5, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. USGenWeb Project 1996.
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