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E. Bryan Edwin Ruthven Bryan
Full Name: Edwin Ruthven Bryan
Other surnames: Bryant
Date of birth: February 23, 1862
Date of death: December 16, 1934

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 120 Jan 9, 1917 - Sep 20, 1918 35th (1)   Democrat Midland / Midland   Crane, Ector, Glasscock, Howard, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Upton, Ward, Winkler
H 120 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Midland / Midland   Crane, Ector, Glasscock, Howard, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Upton, Ward, Winkler
(1) Bryan resigned 9/20/1918. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Service Today for E.R. Bryan," 12/18/1934, p. 8. Judge Edwin R. Bryan. Abilene Morning News.
  • Edwin Ruthven Bryan, birth date 2/23/1862 in Caldwell, death date 12/16/1934 in Mineral Wells, attorney-at-law. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Ed R. Bryan (1862-1934), interment in Woodland Park Cemetery, Mineral Wells. Includes portrait and obituary of Edwin R. Bryan from Dallas Morning News, 12/17/1934, "Judge E.R. Bryan, Who Prosecuted Ferguson, Dies," noting Bryan's service in the Legislature and as prosecutor of the impeachment charges against Governor James E. Ferguson; later District Judge in Midland. Find a Grave.
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - E.R. Bryan, postoffice Midland, nativity Texas, age 55 (born circa 1862), 43 years in Texas, banker, member of former legislatures: 34th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E. Bryan, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E. Bryan, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Orphan Home  
    Cannon Removal from Capitol Grounds  
    Central Investigating Committee  
    Charges Against James E. Ferguson, Governor, Investigate  
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary  
    Prepare Articles of Impeachment Against Governor James E. Ferguson  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Appropriations (Vice Chair) 
    Congressional Districts  
    Irrigation  
    Labor  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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