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Dwight Lewelling Dwight Lyman Lewelling
Full Name: Dwight Lyman Lewelling
Date of birth: November 27, 1879
Date of death: April 23, 1936

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 44 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary and photo, "Death of Benefactor, Dwight L. Lewelling, Shocks Mission Bums," 4/24/1936, p. 1. Lewelling was an "ex-County Attorney and legislator . . . He served two terms in the Legislature from Dallas County, and once was a candidate for Governor and again a candidate for Attorney General." Dallas Morning News.
  • Dwight Lyman Lewelling, birth date 11/27/1879, death date 4/23/1936 in Dallas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dwight Lewelling, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dwight Lewelling, 34th 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Chair) 
    Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
    Supreme Judicial Districts  
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Confederate Pension Warrants, Investigate  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Debt  
    Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
    Supreme Judicial Districts  
     

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