Eli Craig

Eli Craig

Full Name: Eli Taylor Craig
Date of birth: December 4, 1812
Date of death: September 22, 1867

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Marshall / Harrison   Harrison
H 15 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1) (2)     Marshall / Harrison   Harrison

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Election of L.T. Wigfall for State Senator and Eli T. Craig, William F. Baldwin, and lawyer Pendleton Murrah, for House of Representatives in election of August, 1857 - "the state legislative races were decided in favor of the Democrats . . .," p. 169. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in discussion of Harrison County religious life and denominations, pp. 102-103. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.
  • Profile of election judge Craig's precinct south of Marshall, Craig's Mill, pp. 191-192. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.

Photographs

  • Photograph. Eli Craig, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature

Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
Court of Claims  
Education  
Private Land Claims  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
Rules, Select  
7th R.S. - 1857
Education  
Penitentiary  
Privileges and Elections  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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