E.O. Chapman

Edgar Octave Chapman

Full Name: Edgar Octave Chapman
Date of birth: September 27, 1904
Date of death: November 4, 1949

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
H 39 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 51st Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 9, 2/6/1950, pp. 35-36. "The House has learned with the regret of the passing of E.O. Chapman, since the last Regular Session" (51st Regular Session ended 7/6/1949). Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources

  • Edgar Octave Chapman, birth date 9/27/1904 in Hopkins County, death date 11/4/1949 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, school teacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • E. Octave Chapman, birth date 9/27/1904, death date 11/4/1949, burial in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Hopkins County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, E.O. Chapman, The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Texas), 11/6/1949, pp. 1, 8. Born 9/27/1904 at Tira, native of Hopkins County. "He later ran for the Legislature, and served two terms, 1944-48, as a State Representative." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 49th Legislature (1945) - E.O. Chapman, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 40, school superintendent.
    50th Legislature (1947) - E.O. Chapman, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 42, stock farmer and teacher. Texas Legislative Manual. 49th Legislature 50th Legislature


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Committee Information top

50th R.S. - 1947
Education (Vice Chair) 
Investigate State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions Investigation, Special (Chair) 
Local and Uncontested Bills  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
49th R.S. - 1945
Highways and Roads  

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