Maurice H. 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

  • Obituary, "Rites Are Set for Former Luling Solon," 7/17/1944, p. 7. Austin Statesman.
  • Obituary, "Former Legislator Succumbs at Luling," AP, unknown newspaper, 7/17/1944. Legislative Reference Library Card File.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • 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.
  • Maurice Hood Dowell, birth date 5/26/1884, death date 7/16/1944 in Luling, Caldwell County, business man. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Brief bio excerpt in "An Inventory of Family Papers at the Texas State Archives, [after1849]-1937, undated". Texas State Library and Archives Commission.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Common Carriers  
Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Public Health  
42nd R.S. - 1931
Banks and Banking  
Highways and Motor Traffic  

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