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Edwin Spencer
Full Name: Edwin R. Spencer
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 121 Jan 9, 1917 - Aug 30, 1917 35th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Sweetwater / Nolan   Fisher, Mitchell, Nolan
(1) Resolution granting leaves of absence to members who enlisted for military service, pp. 155-156. House Journal.
(2) John J. Ford, in special election 9/24/1917, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Edwin R. Spencer, who did not attend 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) "Trench Fights Rage Daily at Camp Funston," 8/1/1917, "Legislators Leave Camp." Myron G. Blalock, E.R. Spencer, Wallace Hawkins, George Peddy, and Harry Fisher, all in military training at Camp Funston, left the camp on Tuesday, 7/31/1917 to attend impeachment proceedings against Governor Ferguson. Another member, Woodall Rogers, also at the Camp, "has been transferred to Fortress Monroe and in all probability cannot attend the session." San Antonio Light.
 
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Photographs
  • Photograph. Edwin Spencer, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
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    Liquor Traffic  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  
     

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