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Edward Rex Tarver

E.R. Tarver
Full Name: Edward Rex Tarver
Birth date: November 3, 1840
Death date: November 22, 1910

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 2/9/1900
  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
(1) Tarver was unseated 2/9/1900. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Larado [sic]. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 26th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Mr. Calvin offered the following resolution: Whereas, The Hon. E. R. Tarver of Webb county has accepted the position of county superintendent of education of Encinal county, Texas, be it Resolved, that his seat is vacant . . ., 1/23/1900, p. 3. House Journal .


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, staff officer of General H.P. Bee, Captain. Edward Rex Tarver, death date 11/22/1910 in Webb County. Widow Mrs. E.R. Tarver of San Antonio, Bexar County, marriage date 12/20/1868 in Guadalupe County. Pension File No. 29450, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • E.R. Tarver, birth date 11/3/1840, death date 11/26/1910 (grave marker illegible), burial in Laredo City Cemetery, Webb County. Includes reprint of obituary in Laredo Times, Capt. Edward Rex Tarver, 11/27/1910. Find a Grave .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Terry's Texas Rangers; Captain, General Hamilton P. Bee's staff. Obituary, "Captain Tarver Dead: One of Laredo's Oldest Residents and War Veteran," Captain E[d]ward Rex Tarver, 11/27/1910, p. 9. Born 11/3/1840 in Lownes County, Alabama; married Miss Julia LeGette of Seguin after the Civil War; died 11/26/1910 in Laredo. "He has been city attorney, alderman, county attorney, street commissioner and served several terms in the state legislature." Laredo Weekly Times .
  • Biographical sketch, Capt. E.R. Tarver, pp. 514-515. Memorial and Genealogical Record of Southwest Texas: Containing Biographical Histories and Genealogical Records of Many Leading Men and Prominent Families 1894.
  • Relatives: Edward R. Tarver and Hamilton Prioleau Bee - brothers-in-law. TARVER-L Archives, Mary Mildred Tarver & brother Edward R. Tarver. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
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