Edward Daniel Linn

Full Name: Edward Daniel "Ed" Linn
Date of birth: December 18, 1848
Date of death: January 27, 1898

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 22 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 27, 1898 25th   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Frio, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, Victoria, Wilson
H 87 Jan 13, 1885 - Nov 16, 1885 19th (1)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
H 58 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
H 58 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
H 24 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria

(1) Linn resigned 11/16/1885. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 26th Legislature, R.S., 1/30/1899, p. 118. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 26th Legislature, R.S., 1/30/1899, p. 184. "The House of Representatives have heard with profound sorrow of the death of Hon. Ed. Linn." Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources


  • Photograph. E.D. Linn, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.D. Linn, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.D. Linn, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. E.D. Linn, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
Investigation Relative to Missing Amendment to S.B. No. 258 - Text-book Bill, Special  
Public Lands  
Public Printing  
19th R.S. - 1885
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Contingent Expenses  
Funeral of General William Steele  
Laying the Cornerstone of the New Capitol (Co-Chair) 
Memorial Resolutions for Hons. J.P. Ayres, J.B. Davis, and George Meriwether, Members of the Eighteenth Legislature  
Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
17th R.S. - 1881
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Public Debt  
Public Printing  
State Printing Office at the Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb (Chair) 
16th R.S. - 1879
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Constitutional Amendments  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Funeral and Remains of the Late Honorable Gustave Schleicher (Co-Chair) 
Penal Code, Select  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Debt  
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
14th R.S. - 1874
Asylum and Public Building Repairs  
Bureau of Tax Rolls in Comptroller's Department  
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
Removal of Judge L.M. Cooper, 3rd Judicial District  
Vacancy in 13th Senatorial District, I.N. Baughman  

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