E.G. Senter

Erasmus Gilbert Senter

Full Name: Erasmus Gilbert Senter
Date of birth: April 22, 1865
Date of death: October 16, 1942

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3)   30th (4)   31st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas Senate President Pro Tempore (31st)   Dallas, Rockwall

(1) 31st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 8/18/1910, 4th C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 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.
(3) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(4) 30th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and obituary, "E.G. Senter, Scrapper In Politics, Dies," 10/17/1942, p. 4. Dallas Morning News.
  • Memorial, May 1943, p. 142. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Erasmus Gilbert Senter, birth date 4/22/1865 in Kentucky; death date 10/16/1942 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Portrait, "In the Legislative Gallery," 2/3/1907, p. 6. Houston Post.


  • Photograph. E.G. Senter, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.G. Senter, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

31st R.S. - 1909
Commerce and Manufactures  
Consideration of Message from Gov. Campbell  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
30th R.S. - 1907
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Educational Affairs  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Health  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  
Towns and City Corporations  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments (Chair) 

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