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Edward F. Harris

Full Name: Edward F. Harris
Date of birth: January 9, 1862
Date of death: August 16, 1941

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 23 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Edward F. Harris, birth date 1/9/1862 in Cambridge, New York, death date 8/16/1941 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, retired lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Edward F. Harris, birth date 1/9/1862, death date 8/16/1941, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. Includes obituary from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 8/17/1941. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, "Houston Rites Set Today for Edward F. Harris," 8/17/1941, p. 4, "member of the Texas house of representatives from 1903 to 1907." Galveston Daily News.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Edward F. Harris, postoffice Galveston, nativity New York, age 40 (born circa 1863), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. E.F. Harris, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.F. Harris, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Judiciary (Chair) 
Pan American College of Commerce  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
28th R.S. - 1903
Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Revenue and Taxation  

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