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Marvin Ellis Blackburn Marvin Ellis Blackburn
Full Name: Marvin Ellis Blackburn
Date of birth: August 26, 1874
Date of death: May 27, 1966

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 115 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Junction / Kimble   Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Sutton
H 115 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Junction / Kimble   Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Sutton
H 115 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (1) (2) (3)   Unaffiliated Junction / Kimble   Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Sutton
H 115 Oct 3, 1914 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (4)   Unaffiliated Junction / Kimble   Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Sutton
(1) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
(2) M.E. Blackburn listed as having no party affiliation. Republicans and Other Non-Democrats in the Texas Legislature.
(3) No party listed. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Marvin E. Blackburn, sworn 10/3/1914, succeeded Austin M. Kennedy, died 7/20/1914. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, November 1966, p. 983. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Marvin Ellis Blackburn, birth date 8/26/1874, death date 5/27/1966, photo, interment in Junction Cemetery, Junction, Kimble County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "M.E. Blackburn of Junction Dies at Age 91," 5/28/1966, p. 4. San Antonio Express-News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Marvin Ellis Blackburn, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Marvin Ellis Blackburn, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Marvin Ellis Blackburn, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Counties  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary  
    Private Corporations  
    Rules  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Irrigation  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure (Vice Chair) 
     

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