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Full Name: Frances Mitchell Rountree
Date of birth: March 19, 1880
Date of death: December 5, 1956
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Bryan / Brazos
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Photo and biographical sketch (Frances Rountree). Born 1878?, death date 12/5/1956. First woman elected to represent Brazos County. One of the first two widows of legislators elected to the Texas Legislature (with Cora Gray Strong.) Relatives: Lee J. Rountree - husband, Frances Rountree - wife.
Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
- Mentioned in "A Journalistic Survivor - The History of The Eagle," 3/4/2005.
- Obituary and photo, "Mrs. Lee J. Rountree's Funeral at 4 Thursday: Editor of Eagle Is Dead," 12/5/1956, pp. 1, 10.
- Multiple death certificates show birth date 3/19/1880, or 3/19/?, and death date 12/5/1956.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
Committee Information top
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