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E.A. Atlee Edwin Augustus Atlee, Sr.
Full Name: Edwin Augustus Atlee, Sr.
Date of birth: March 16, 1846
Date of death: January 5, 1910

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 23 Jan 13, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1)   25th (2)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Aransas, Cameron, Duval, Hidalgo, Nueces, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Zapata, Encinal, Foley, Buchel
S 23 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (3)   23rd (4) (5)   Democrat Laredo / Webb Senate President Pro Tempore (23rd)   Aransas, Cameron, Duval, Hidalgo, Nueces, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Zapata, Encinal, Foley, Buchel
S 27 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   21st (6) (7)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Nueces, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal
H 83 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Duval, Hidalgo, Starr, Webb, Zapata, Encinal
(1) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) Second Day, Wednesday, 1/13/1897. "Senator-elect Atlee not having present at the organization on yesterday, approached the President's stand and took the oath of office." Senate Journal.
(3) 24th Legislature - 1/8/1895, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold over senators." Senate Journal.
(4) 23rd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 5/6/1893, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(5) 23rd Legislature - 1/10/1893, p. 1, All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day; 1/11/1893, p. 5, Resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal.
(6) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(7) 21st Legislature - 1/8/1889, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call : "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, "Lawmakers of Texas: Something about Men Who Left Records at Austin: Cranford, Bowser, Simpson, Atlee, Imboden, Steele, Greer and Douglass. Their Personal and Political Points," 8/27/1893, p. 13. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch of Edwin Atlee, Sr., pp. 387-388. Born 3/16/1846; died in 1910. Relatives: Edwin Augustus Atlee, Sr. - father; Edwin Augustus Atlee, Jr. - son. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • ATLEE, EDWIN AUGUSTUS (1846-1910). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.A. Atlee, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • "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.
  • "First Wireless Message," 8/7/1907, p. 10. San Antonio Light.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural & Mechanical College, Prairie View Normal, and Sam Houston Normal, Special  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Frontier Protection  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Lands  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations  
    Frontier Protection  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands  
    Redistricting the State into Judicial Districts, Special  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Health  
    Roads and Bridges  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Office  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Apportionment and Representation  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection (Chair) 
    General Land Office  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    Public Lands  
    Quarantine Laws  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    Towns, Cities and Corporations  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Beef Combine ("Kansas committee")  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufacture  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privilege and Elections (Chair)  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Educational  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
     

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