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Edward Dougherty

Edward Dougherty
Full Name: Edward Dougherty
Birth date: June 9, 1819
Death date: May 25, 1877

Terms of Service

  • House, 8th (1) Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 2/9/1861
(1) Nestor Maxan, sworn 3/21/1861, succeeded Edward Dougherty, resigned 2/9/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Edward Dougherty, birth date 6/9/1819 in County Cavan, Ireland, death date 5/25/1877, burial in Zacatal Ranch Cemetery, Relampago, Hidalgo County, with wife Marcella Garcia. Find a Grave .
  • DOUGHERTY, EDWARD (1819-1877?). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Description of relationship between John McAllen, Alexander Leo, Jr., and Edward Dougherty. Relatives: Alexander J. Leo, Jr. - son-in-law, Edward Dougherty - father-in-law, pp. 356-359. I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: a History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant 2003.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
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