E.A. Atlee

Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr.

Full Name: Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr.
Date of birth: March 8, 1878
Date of death: October 8, 1938

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 79 Jan 14, 1919 - Jun 6, 1920 36th (1)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 79 Feb 26, 1918 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (2) (3)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata

(1) Atlee resigned 6/6/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 36th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) Edwin A. Atlee, Jr., in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Walter F. Woodul, resigned after 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • ATLEE, EDWIN A., JR. (1878-1938). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch of Edwin Atlee, Sr., pp. 387-388. Born 3/16/1846; died in 1910. Relatives: Edwin Augustus Atlee, Sr. - father; Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr. - son. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Atlee Dies," 10/6/1938, pp. 1, 9. Laredo Times.
  • "Edwin A. Atlee is Elected to the State Legislature," 2/17/1918, p. 12. Laredo Weekly Times.
  • "First Wireless Message," 8/7/1907, p. 10. San Antonio Light.


  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Conservation and Reclamation  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Affairs  
35th R.S. - 1917
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Federal Relations  
Military Affairs  
State Affairs  

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