Byron England

Full Name: Byron England
Date of birth: December 7, 1904
Date of death: November 8, 1988

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 43 Jan 12, 1937 - Nov 20, 1937 45th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin
H 43 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin

(1) England resigned 11/20/1937. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) "Representative Resigns," 12/17/1937, p. 12. England submitted resignation to Governor; resigned because of employment with the Unemployment Compensation Commission. Paris News.
(3) "Texas Topics," by Raymond Brooks, 12/23/1937, p. 8. "Resignations from the legislature continue, as members take state positions . . ." - Byron England, Unemployment Compensation Commission; Charles D. Rutta, Attorney General; Harry Graves, Criminal Appeals Court. Doyle Settle working for Texas Tech, but not necessary to retire from Legislature. Port Arthur News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Byron England: Announces for Lower House Texas Legislature from Collin County," 2/22/1934, p. 4. "Born thirty years ago on a farm in the Forest Grove-Lucas community about eight miles southeast of McKinney . . . native-born Collin son."
    "Byron England, Miss Bryden to be Married," 4/22/1963, p. 6. Marriage to Miss Julia Bryden to take place 4/27/1963. Byron England "at one time served as Local Representative in the State Legislature from Collin County. He is also a former County Treasurer here." McKinney Courier-Gazette.
  • Collin County Treasurer, elected 11/4/1930. Stambaugh, J. Lee, Lillian J. Stambaugh, and H. Bailey Carroll, A History of Collin County, Texas, 1958, p. 248.
    Biographical sketch, "Byron England Is Out for County Treasures [sic]," Celina Record, 5/29/1930, p. 1, crediting Celina Area Historical Association. Father E.F. England. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Celina Record History of Collin County

Other Resources

  • Byron England, birth date 12/7/1904, death date 11/8/1988 in Tarrant County, last place of residence Alvarado, Johnson County. FamilySearch. Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 United States Social Security Death Index
  • Census of 1930 - Byron J. England, McKinney, Collin County, age 26, born circa 1904 in Texas, son of Edmond F. England and Lillie L. England. FamilySearch.
  • Byron England, birth date 12/7/1904, death date 11/8/1988, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Alvarado, Johnson County, with spouse Julia Brydon England. Find a Grave.
  • 44th Legislature (1935) - Byron England, postoffice McKinney, Collin County, age 31 (born circa 1904), accounting and county treasurer.
    45th Legislature (1937) - Byron England, postoffice McKinney, Collin County, age 33, accountant/merchant, member of former legislatures: 44th. Texas Legislative Manual. 44th 45th


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45th R.S. - 1937
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Insurance (Chair) 
Public Health  
Revenue and Taxation  
44th R.S. - 1935
Commerce and Manufactures  
Public Health  
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