Edward F. Hall

Full Name: Edward F. Hall
Date of birth: 1846
Date of death: April 28, 1886

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 13, 1885 - Apr 28, 1886 19th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Nueces, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal

(1) List of Senators, 19th Legislature, shows J.M. Moore, Independent, of Nueces county representing Senate District 27, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) E.F. Hall died 4/28/1886. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Memorial committee and resolution, service, and speeches. 20th Legislature, R.S., 3/23/1887, pp. 462, 580-584, memorial page. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Edward Hall, Laredo, Webb County, age 24, born circa 1846 in New York, living in household with Carolina Hall.
    Census of 1880 - E.F. Hall, Laredo, Webb County, age 33, born circa 1847 in New York, wife Caroline Hall.
    Edward Fredrico Hall, married to Carolina Mendeola, 4/20/1868 in Webb County. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 Texas, County Marriage Index
  • E.F. Hall, death date 4/28/1886 aged 50 years, burial Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Laredo, Webb County with Carolina M. Hall. Find a Grave.
  • "Deaf and Dumb Asylum building," 6/11/1884, p. 1. "In the Laredo Senatorial district, where Mr. Hall, of the land frauds board, is the Democratic nominee for senator, there is likely to be an unusually interesting race. Colonel Rip Ford or General John R. Baylor, as independent Democrats, will contest the race." Galveston Daily News.
  • Colonel John M. Moore ran as an Independent candidate for the State Senate against Judge E.F. Hall, 10/1/1884, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in LAND FRAUD BOARD. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • "Honorable F.E. Macmanus," 8/11/1886, p. 6. The Senatorial Convention at Cotulla, after a long and tedious session, nominates Judge Macmanus, of Cameron County, for State Senator of the 27th District. Laredo Times.
  • "Judge E.F. Hall's Opposition," 10/4/1884, p. 1. Discusses reasons for Col. John M. Moore's opposition to E.F. Hall. Laredo Times.
  • "Senator Atlee," 6/20/1886, p. 4. "Mr. E.A. Atlee, of Laredo, permits us to announce his name as a candidate for State Senator, to fill the unexpired term occasioned by the death of senator E.F. Hall . . . Should he receive the nomination, which is equivalent to an election, the 27th. district will be ably represented.—Cotulla Ledger." Laredo Times.
  • Obituary, 5/2/1886, p. 1. Laredo Times.
  • "An aggrieved Texas Ranger: slapping State Senator Hall's face and shot for the insult," 6/29/1885. New York Times.

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Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Frontier Protection  
General Land Office  
Judiciary No. 2  
Private Land Claims  
Public Health  
Rules (Chair) 
State Affairs  

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