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Louis Cardis Louis Cardis
Full Name: Louis Cardis
Date of birth: 1825
Date of death: October 10, 1877

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Apr 18, 1876 - Oct 10, 1877 15th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   Crockett, El Paso, Pecos, Presidio, Tom Green
H 30 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th (1) (2)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   Bexar, Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, El Paso, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, McMullen, Maverick, Medina, Nueces, Pecos, Presidio, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal
(1) Democrat. "From Brownsville, Special to the News," 10/22/1873. "The Democratic District convention of the thirtieth district, met at Laredo, on the 15th inst. and nominated Judge Wm. H. Russell, of Cameron for senator; Col. Santos Benavides, of Webb, Louis Cardis, of El Paso, and P.F. Murphy, of Nueces, for representatives." Galveston Daily News.
(2) 30th District, Louis Cardis, P.F. Murphy, and Santos Benavides, list of members elect in typescript journal. Cardis and Murphy sworn 1/13/1874, p. 3; Jeremiah Galvan of Cameron sworn 1/14/1874, typescript journal, p. 7. House Journal. January 13, 1874
Typescript Journal
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, pp. 142-143. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930. Early History of Grimes County
  • CARDIS, LOUIS (1825-1877). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Louis Cardis, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Louis Cardis, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Louis Cardis, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
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    14th R.S. - 1874
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