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E.C. Gaines Edward Cyrus Gaines
Full Name: Edward Cyrus Gaines
Date of birth: December 25, 1875
Date of death: December 10, 1939

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 86 Jan 12, 1909 - Jun 16, 1910 31st (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Comanche
H 86 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Comanche

(1) "Twelve Vacancies in the Legislature," 6/19/1910, p. 23. Mentions that Gaines "...removed from the district". San Antonio Light and Gazette.
(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, 3rd C.S. - Oath of office administered to T.S. Ross, elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of E.C. Gaines; and J.W. Minton, elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of J.M. Horger, 8/1/1910, p. 50. House Journal.
(4) Tip S. Ross, sworn 8/1/1910, succeeded E.C. Gaines, resigned 6/16/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, February 1940, p. 83. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • "Gaines Case Reversed by Court of Appeals...Comanche County Representative Gets Case Reversed and Remanded Because Trial Judge Did Not Charge Properly," 3/16/1910, p. 1. Brownwood Bulletin.
  • Edward Cyrus Gaines, birth date 12/25/1875 in Comanche County, death date 12/10/1939 in Travis County, residence in Austin, attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • E.C. Gaines (1875-1939), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.C. Gaines, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.L. Gaines, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Banks and Banking (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Liquor Traffic (Chair) 
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  

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