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F.P. Powell F.P. Powell
Full Name: F. P. Powell
Date of birth: July 21, 1853
Date of death: September 21, 1914

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis, Johnson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Judge F.P. Powell, death date 9/21/1914, moved from Waxahachie to Amarillo in 1904, then to Plainview. Obituary, "F.P. Powell Passes at Plainview Home: Death Was Unexpected - Was Formerly Attorney and Prominent Citizen of Amarillo," 9/23/1914, p. 8. Amarillo Daily News.
  • Census of 1900 - F.P. Powell, Waxahachie, Ellis County, birth date July 1853, age 47, lawyer, spouse Myrtle Powell, children Charles D. and Marguerite. FamilySearch.
  • F.P. Powell, birth date 7/21/1853, death date 9/21/1914, spouse Myrtle Middleton Powell ("her husband, Frank Powell, died in 1914"), interment in Plainview Cemetery, Plainview, Hale County. Find a Grave.
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - F.P. Powell, postoffice Waxahachie, nativity Texas, age 45 (born circa 1854), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. F.P. Powell, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  

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