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E.B. Ritchie Elisha Bishop Ritchie
Full Name: Elisha Bishop Ritchie
Date of birth: December 19, 1874
Date of death: May 16, 1947

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 98 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Mineral Wells / Palo Pinto   Palo Pinto, Stephens
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Elisha Bishop Ritchie (December 1874 - May 1947), burial in Woodland Park Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County. Includes reprint of obituary in Palo Pinto County Star, 5/10/1957 [sic]: "From 1904-1908, Mr. Ritchie was Palo Pinto County Judge and was Texas State Representative to the 33rd Legislature from 1912-1914." Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "E.B. Ritchie Funeral Set in Mineral Wells Today," 5/17/1947, p. 3. Death date Thursday night, 5/15/1947. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Memorial, September 1947, p. 388. Birth date 12/19/1874, death date 5/15/1947. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Elisha Bishop Ritchie, birth date 12/19/1874, death date 5/16/1947 in Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, business executive. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.B. Ritchie, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Banks and Banking  
    Coastal Waters of Texas  
    Common Carriers  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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