E.D. Downs

Edward Dennis Downs

Full Name: Edward Dennis Downs
Date of birth: March 8, 1858
Date of death: August 30, 1927

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat San Augustine / San Augustine   Sabine, San Augustine
H 11 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat San Augustine / San Augustine   Sabine, San Augustine

(1) Acts of 1921, 37th Legislature, 2nd C.S., ch. 6 - district 11 comprised of San Augustine and Sabine counties; district 17 comprised of Chambers and Galveston counties. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 11, John C. Downs. House Journal.
(3) John C. Downs. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) District 17, E.D. Downs. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Capt. Downs Dead at San Augustine," 9/1/1927, p. 1. E.D. Downs, member of the 38th and 39th Legislatures from San Augustine and Sabine counties, death date 8/31/1927. Bryan Eagle.
  • Edward Dennis Downs, birth date 3/8/1858 in Talbotton, Talbot County, Georgia; death date 8/30/1927 in San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas, burial in San Augustine City Cemetery. Find a Grave.
  • 39th Legislature - E.D. Downs, postoffice San Augustine, nativity Georgia, age 66 in 1925 (born circa 1859), real estate and banking, member of former legislatures: 38th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. E.D. Downs, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.D. Downs, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
Banks and Banking  
Enrolled Bills  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
38th R.S. - 1923
Banks and Banking  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Game and Fisheries  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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