Edmond Andrews McDowell
Full Name: Edmond Andrews McDowell
Date of birth: December 18, 1856
Date of death: April 14, 1924
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Jan 12, 1915 - Jun 18, 1915
Beaumont / Jefferson
Elections to be held 7/24/1915 to fill vacancies caused by resignations, according to proclamations issued by Governor Ferguson, "Special Elections in Five Districts for Representative," 6/27/1915, p. 5; election returns from Saturday, 7/24/1915, in "Five New Men Will Be in Legislature," 7/27/1915, p. 3.
"May Appoint Judge Saturday: Representative E.A. McDowell Slated to Succeed W.C. Conley in Sixtieth District in Austin," 6/15/1915, p. 4. "It is understood that Judge McDowell will receive his appointment as district judge Saturday, and that immediately he will tender his resignation as a member of the house."
Galveston Daily News
Resignation accepted 6/19/1915 by Governor Ferguson. "Five Representatives Resigned," 6/20/1915, p. 3.
S. Bronson Cooper, Jr., in special election 7/24/1915, succeeded Edmond A. McDowell, resigned after 1st Called Session [appointed district judge 6/18/1915].
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
"M'Dowell is Named: He Will Be Judge of Sixtieth District at Beaumont," 6/19/1915, p. 2. Governor appointed E.A. McDowell judge of the Sixtieth District Court at Beaumont, announced 6/18/1915.
San Antonio Light
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Edmond Andrews McDowell, birth date 12/18/1856 in Magnolia, Mississippi; death date 4/14/1924 in Beaumont, lawyer.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Obituary, "District Judge at Beaumont is Dead: Had Been Ill With Heart Trouble, But Death Unexpected," 4/14/1924, p. 1. E.A. McDowell born 12/18/1856 in Magnolia, Mississippi; elected to state legislature in 1914, serving one term.
Galveston Daily News.
- Obituary, "Judge McDowell Dies Today From Attack of Heart: Jurist Succumbs After Illness of Many Months; He Believes the End Near" and "Friends of Judge Dycus Will Urge Appointment to 60th Bench, Report," 4/14/1924, pp. 1, 2.
Port Arthur News.
- 34th Legislature (1915) - E.A. McDowell, postoffice Beaumont, nativity Mississippi, age 57, lawyer, 32 years in Texas, Democrat.
Texas Legislative Manual.
- Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4.
Galveston Daily News.
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