Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profile

Edward H. Tarrant
Full Name: Edward H. Tarrant
Date of birth: 1796
Date of death: August 2, 1858

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Unknown / Navarro   Limestone, Navarro
H 31 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1)     Unknown / Navarro   Limestone, Navarro
(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 50th Legislature, R.S., HSR 67, 2/10/1947, p. 287. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 178-179. Birth year 1796. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • Gen. Edward H. Tarrant, born 1796 in South Carolina, death date 8/2/1858 in Fort Belknap, Texas, biographical sketch, interment in Pioneers Rest Cemetery, Fort Worth. Find a Grave.
  • TARRANT COUNTY named for Edward H. Tarrant. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • TARRANT, EDWARD H. (1799-1858). "Edward H. (possibly for Hampton) Tarrant," born 1799. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, "Edward H. Tarrant," Vol. 69, No. 3, January 1966, pp. 300-323. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Military Service Notes
  • "Veteran of the War of 1812 and took part in the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815; Veteran of Texas War of Independence, 1836; Commander of the Ranger Forces of the Northwestern Frontier, 1837; General of Militia at Village Creek Indian Fight, 1841." Grave marker inscription, Edward H. Tarrant. Find a Grave.
  • Militia, Colonel, War of 1812. Militia, Brigadier General, 4th Brigade of Northeast Texas defenders. "There is no record of his participation in the Texas Revolution." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Adjutant General's Office, Select  
    Indian Affairs  
    Military Affairs, Governor's Message (Chair) 
    Peters' Colony, Governor's Message, Select  
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    County Boundaries  
    Governor's Message, Select  
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Post Routes, Select  
    Public Lands  
     

    This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

    Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

    Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.