E.B. Mayfield

Earle Bradford Mayfield

Full Name: Earle Bradford Mayfield
Date of birth: April 12, 1881
Date of death: June 23, 1964

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 10, 1911 - Sep 25, 1912 32nd (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Meridian / Bosque Senate President Pro Tempore (32nd)   Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Hamilton
S 27 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 10, 1911 30th (8)   31st (6) (7)   Democrat Meridian / Bosque   Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Hamilton

(1) Charles W. Taylor, in special election 11/5/1912, succeeded Earle B. Mayfield, resigned 9/25/1912. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 32nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 8/29/1911, 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(3) "The attorney general has been called on to find a way out of dilemma occasioned by the forthcoming resignation of Earl B. Mayfield to assume the duties of railroad commissioner...", 9/24/1912, p. 2. Abilene Daily Reporter.
(4) Mayfield resigned 9/25/1912. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1911, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(6) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(7) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(8) 30th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Earle Bradford Mayfield, birth date 4/12/1881, death date 6/23/1964 in Tyler, Smith County, U.S. Senator, State of Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Earle Bradford Mayfield, birth date 4/12/1881, death date 6/23/1964, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • Portrait, Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • Railroad Commissioners Past through Present, with dates of service. Railroad Commission of Texas.
  • Chapter 16, "Crusades and Complacency, 1910-1930," p. 321. Discusses Earle B. Mayfield's election to the United States Senate in 1922. Texas, the Lone Star State, 1970.

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Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Agricultural Affairs  
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Finance  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Labor (Chair) 
Mining and Irrigation  
Senatorial Districts  
State Asylums  
State Penitentiaries  
Stock and Stock Raising  
31st R.S. - 1909
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Contingent Expenses  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Labor  
Military Affairs  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Penitentiaries  
30th R.S. - 1907
New York American, Investigate  
Capitol Heating System, Investigate  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Labor  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Penitentiaries  

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