E.E. (Shack) Shackelford

Ernest Everett Shackelford

Full Name: Ernest Everett "Shack" Shackelford
Other surnames: Shackleford
Date of birth: September 1, 1926
Date of death: November 3, 2000

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Kirbyville / Jasper   Jasper, Newton, Tyler

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House District 7
Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959
Legislatures: 55th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Kirbyville / Jasper
Counties in district: Jasper, Newton, Tyler

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1940 - Ernest Everett Shackelford, Jasper County, age 13, born circa 1927 in Texas, living in household of Alice Shackelford.
    Census of 1950 - Ernest E. Shackelford, Houston, Harris County, age 23, born circa 1927 in Texas, attendant, veterans hospital, wife Marjorie. FamilySearch. 1940 1950
  • Ernest E. Shackelford, birth date 9/1/1926, death date 11/3/2000, last place of residence Beaumont, Jefferson County. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index.
  • Ernest Everett Shackelford, birth date 9/1/1926, death date 11/3/2000, burial in Bean Cemetery, Kirbyville, Jasper County. Find a Grave.
  • E.E. Shackleford [sic] of Kirbyville defeated Rep. Robert Patten of Jasper in Saturday runoff election (8/25/1956), "Nine Legislators Reelected and Four Defeated Saturday," Mt. Pleasant Times Review, 8/31/1956, p. 2, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.
    "Ernest Shackelford of Kirbyville has announced his candidacy for the Senate but had not filed early this week." The Rusk Cherokeean, 5/8/1958, p. 1, crediting Singletary Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). August 31, 1956 May 8, 1958
  • Photo of Rep. E.E. Shackelford of Kirbyville and Texas Secretary of State Tom Reavley in a 1926 T-model Ford, 1/8/1957, p. 10. "Shackelford was ready to battle for $50 across-the-board pensions for Texas old folks." Wichita Falls Times Record News.


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55th R.S. - 1957
Commerce and Manufacturer's  
Highways and Roads  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  

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