E.W. Fry

Eugene William Fry

Full Name: Eugene William Fry
Date of birth: May 4, 1879
Date of death: June 2, 1962

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 99 Jan 12, 1915 - Mar 6, 1915 34th (1)   Unknown Graham / Young   Jack, Young

(1) Jacob W. McComb, sworn 4/30/1915, succeeded E.W. Fry, resigned 3/6/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

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House District 99
Jan 12, 1915 - Mar 6, 1915
Legislatures: 34th (1)  
Party: Unknown
Home City/County: Graham / Young
Counties in district: Jack, Young

(1) Jacob W. McComb, sworn 4/30/1915, succeeded E.W. Fry, resigned 3/6/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - Eugene W. Fry, Graham, Young County, Texas, age 30, born circa 1880 in Missouri, county judge, spouse Helen E. Fry.
    Census of 1920 - Eugene W. Fry, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, age 40, born circa 1880 in Missouri, land surveyor, spouse Helen Fry.
    Census of 1930 - Eugene W. Fry, Ventura, Ventura County, California, age 50, born circa 1880 in Missouri, ranch foreman.
    Census of 1940 - Eugene W. Fry, El Centro, Imperial County, California, age 60, born circa 1880 in Missouri, manager of apartments/apartment house, spouse Gertrude Mary Fry. FamilySearch. 1910 1920 1930 1940
  • Eugene W. Fry, birth date 5/4/1879 in Missouri, death date 6/2/1962 in Imperial, California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. FamilySearch.
  • "Four Indicted for Shooting at Graham: Representative Fry Sends His Resignation to Governor - Forgery Case Said to Have Caused Trouble," 3/4/1915, p. 2.
    "Fry's Resignation Is Accepted by Governor," 3/6/1915, p. 2.
    "E.W. Fry, Former Legislator, Given 2 Years for Forgery, Loses Plea to Higher Court," 6/5/1918, p. 1, including photo. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Obituary, Eugene William Fry, Ventura County Star-Free Press (Ventura, California), 6/5/1962, p. 12. "Mr. Fry was state legislator, a county judge, and surveyor in Texas before he came to California." Survived by second wife Gertrude. Newspapers.com.
  • Governor W.P. Hobby issued pardon to "E.W. Fry, former Young County Judge and Member of the Thirty-Fourth Legislature, convicted of forgery and sentenced to two years in the penitentiary," "Hobby Grants Full Pardon to E.W. Fry," including report of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, Olney Enterprise, 11/14/1919, p. 1, crediting Olney Community Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - E.W. Fry, no postoffice, age, occupation, or party listed. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. E.W. Fry, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

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34th R.S. - 1915
Contingent Expenses  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Juvenile Reforms  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  

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