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Elias Mayes

Elias Mays
Full Name: Elias Mayes
Other surnames: May, Mays
Birth date: February 15, 1831
Death date: January 5, 1910

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
  • House, 16th (2) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
(1) Republican. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Republican, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(3) A. Asberry, Elias Mays, and R.B. Renfro [Rentfro], Republicans. Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "The star indicates republican; those unmarked are democrats. [Note - Quite a number of the members who are marked democrats were elected as independents.]" Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(4) Republican. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
(5) "Mays campaigned and was elected on the Greenback ticket," p. 129. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898 2016.

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