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Maurice Dowell Maurice Hood Dowell
Full Name: Maurice Hood Dowell
Date of birth: May 26, 1884
Date of death: July 16, 1944

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81-1 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Luling / Caldwell   Caldwell, Hays
H 81-1 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Luling / Caldwell   Caldwell, Hays
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Maurice Hood Dowell, birth date 5/26/1884, death date 7/16/1944, biographical sketch, interment in Luling City Cemetery, Caldwell County. Find a Grave.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Private, 28th Company, 165th Depot Brigade, World War I. Maurice H. Dowell, address Luling, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • United States Army, Pvt 165 Depot Brig, World War I. Military grave marker, Maurice H. Dowell. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • "Former Legislator Succumbs at Luling", unknown newspaper, 7/17/1944. Card File.
  • Lists Maurice Hood Dowell, son of Shelton Clark and Lizzie Dowell, "appears to have lived in Luling his entire life. He served two terms as a State Representative in the Texas Legislature." Descendants of Thomas White, 2008.
  • Ancestral file lists Maurice H. Dowell, birth date 5/26/1884 in Plum Creek Ranch, Caldwell County; death date 7/16/1944; married to wife Gussie. FamilySearch.
  • Brief bio excerpt in "An Inventory of Family Papers at the Texas State Archives, [after1849]-1937, undated". Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Maurice Dowell, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Maurice Dowell, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Agriculture  
    Common Carriers  
    Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Health  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Banks and Banking  
    Counties  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
     

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