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E.I. Kellie E.I. Kellie
Full Name: Edward Irwin Kellie
Date of birth: March 17, 1845
Date of death: June 24, 1928

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 9, 1907 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (2)   30th (1)   Democrat Jasper / Jasper Senate President Pro Tem, Ad Interim (after 1st C.S.).   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler
(1) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, p. 2, listed as Absent; 1/9/1907, p. 5, administered the oath of office. Senate Journal .
(2) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "hold-over Senators." Senate Journal .
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Edward Irwin Kellie, photo and biographical sketch. Interment in the Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper, Jasper County, TX. Birth year 1845; death year 1928. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch of Captain E.I. Kellie; photograph of E.I. Kellie and the “Jeff Davis Rifles” militia, taken in Washington D.C. in 1901. Kellie founded “Jasper Newsboy” newspaper and represented East Texas as a State Senator. Jewels of Jasper: a Project of the Students of Jasper Jr. High School, Jasper, Texas 2009.
  • Edward Irwin Kellie, born 1845, death date 6/24/1928, newspaper publisher and founder of Jasper Newsboy. Biographical sketch and cemetery listing in Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.I. Kellie, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.I. Kellie, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • 1880 United States Census - Texas, E.I. Kellie, birth year <1845>, birthplace South Carolina, editor, age 35. FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service .
  • Certificate of death, Captain Edward Irwin Kellie, birth date 3/17/1845, death date 6/24/1928. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 2009.
  • "East Texas' Mark Twain, Edward I. Kellie," by Bob Bowman, date unknown. Founder of Jasper News-boy. Texas Escapes Online Magazine 2007.
  • 31st Legislature - E.I. Kellie, Jasper, Jasper County, nativity South Carolina, Civil Engineer, Dem., age 63, 50 years in Texas. Birth year estimated. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • "Early Southeast Texas newspapers: history of yesteryear recorded in their yellowed pages," W.T. Block, Reprinted from Beaumont Enterprise-Journal, 1/1/1978, p. 10a. Edward Isaiah Kellie age 16 in Nov. 1860, state senator, died at Jasper abt. 1930. W.T. Block, Jr., Table of Printed Articles 2004.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Federal Relations  
    Labor  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Educational Affairs  
    Labor  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Land and Land Office  
    Public Printing  
     

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