E.W. Harris

Edwin Weston Harris

Full Name: Edwin Weston Harris
Date of birth: December 17, 1861
Date of death: January 4, 1913

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1) (2)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Collin, Hunt

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 27th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Edwin W. Harris, birth date 12/17/1861 in Henderson, Rusk County, death date 1/4/1913 in Greenville, Hunt County, journalism/editor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Edwin W. Harris (1861-1913), burial in East Mount Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County. Includes obituary of Edwin Weston Harris in Greenville Morning Herald 1/5/1913 and funeral article 1/7/1913. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - E.W. Harris, Greenville, Hunt County, nativity Texas, publisher, Democrat, age 39 (born circa 1862). Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. E.W. Harris, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
Educational Affairs  
Public Health  
Public Printing (Chair) 

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