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Edward Irwin Kellie

E.I. Kellie
Full Name: Edward Irwin Kellie
Birth date: March 17, 1845
Death date: June 24, 1928

Terms of Service

(1) 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.
(2) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(3) 30th Legislature - Roll of the Senators-elect, Absent, 1/8/1907, p. 2; Oath of office administered, 1/9/1907, p. 5. Senate Journal . January 8, 1907
January 9, 1907

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - E.I. Kellie, Orange, Orange County, born about 1845 in South Carolina, editor, age 35. FamilySearch .
  • Captain Edward Irwin Kellie, birth date 3/17/1845 in Charleston, South Carolina, death date 6/24/1928 in Jasper, Jasper County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Capt. E.I. Kellie (1845-1928), photos and biographical sketch, burial in Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch of Captain E.I. Kellie; photograph of E.I. Kellie and the “Jeff Davis Rifles” militia, taken in Washington D.C. in 1901. Kellie founded “Jasper Newsboy” newspaper and represented East Texas as a State Senator. Jewels of Jasper: a Project of the Students of Jasper Jr. High School, Jasper, Texas 2009.
  • Confederate States Army, Color Bearer of Whitfield's Texas Legion, 27th Texas Cavalry. Edward Irwin Kellie, born 1845, death date 6/24/1928, newspaper publisher and founder of Jasper Newsboy. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • "East Texas' Mark Twain, Edward I. Kellie," by Bob Bowman, date unknown. Founder of Jasper News-boy. Texas Escapes Online Magazine .
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - E.I. Kellie, Jasper, Jasper County, nativity South Carolina, Civil Engineer, Dem., age 63, 50 years in Texas. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • "Early Southeast Texas newspapers: history of yesteryear recorded in their yellowed pages," W.T. Block, Reprinted from Beaumont Enterprise-Journal, 1/1/1978, p. 10a. Edward Isaiah Kellie age 16 in Nov. 1860, state senator, died at Jasper abt. 1930. W.T. Block, Jr. .
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