D.W. Odell

Daniel Weldon Odell

Full Name: Daniel Weldon Odell
Date of birth: December 30, 1867
Date of death: December 12, 1924

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1) (2)   26th (3)   27th (1) (2)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson Senate President Pro Tempore (27th)   Ellis, Hill, Johnson

(1) 27th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 9/4/1901, 1st C.S.; and 2nd C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 27th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) 26th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 39th Legislature, R.S., SR 74, 3/16/1925, pp. 1056-1057. Birth date 12/30/1867, death date 12/12/1924. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Daniel Weldon Odell, born in Crockett, death date 12/12/1924 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • D.W. Odell, birth date 12/30/1866, death date 12/12/1924, burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave.
  • Died 12/12/1924, Chairman Industrial Accident Board 1917-1918. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • Obituary, "Senator Odell, Noted Texas Lawyer Dies in Fort Worth," 12/13/1924, p. 1. McKinney Daily Courier-Gazette.


  • Photograph. D.W. Odell, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. D.W. Odell, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Agricultural Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs (Chair) 
26th R.S. - 1899
Constitutional Amendments  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
State Affairs  

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