D.E. Simmons

David Edward Simmons

Full Name: David Edward "Ed" Simmons
Date of birth: June 14, 1868
Date of death: January 6, 1924

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Jan 15, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1) (2)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson
H 8 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson

(1) Ed Simmons, Democrat, 12/23/1894, p. 6. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Absent from House until sworn on 1/15/1895, p. 40. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Judge David Edward Simmons, 1/8/1924, p. 2, "formerly a member of the legislature from Grayson county." Austin American.
  • Obituary and photo, Judge D.E. Simmons, "Death Comes to Former Federal District Atty.," 1/6/1924, p. 1. Houston Chronicle.

Other Resources

  • David Edward Simmons, birth date 6/14/1868 in Burlington, Iowa; death date 1/6/1924 in Houston, Harris County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • David Edward Simmons, birth date 6/14/1868, death date 1/6/1924, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - D.E. Simmons, postoffice Sherman, nativity Iowa, age 24 (born circa 1869), lawyer, 23 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. D.E. Simmons, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. D.E. Simmons, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. D.E. Simmons, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Asylums  
23rd R.S. - 1893
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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