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Mark Ernest Rosser

Full Name: Mark Ernest Rosser
Date of birth: April 3, 1877
Date of death: March 27, 1924

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 105 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Dickens, Kent, King, Scurry, Stonewall
H 105 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Snyder / Scurry   Dickens, Kent, King, Scurry, Stonewall

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "West Texas Is Mourning Death of a Leader: Judge M.E. Rosser, Who Died Thursday, Took Active Interest in Many Phases of Development," 3/28/1924, p. 8. Born in Georgia 1877, served in 36th and 37th Legislatures. Abilene Daily Reporter.
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's What About the State Capitol," 1/12/1919, p. 7. Houston Post.

Other Resources

  • Judge M.E. Rosser (1877-1924), burial in Snyder Cemetery, Snyder, Scurry County. Find a Grave.
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - M.E. Rosser, postoffice Snyder, nativity Georgia, age 43 (born circa 1878), 20 years in Texas, lawyer, member of former legislatures: 36th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. M.E. Rosser, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M.E. Rosser, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Banks and Banking  
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  
36th R.S. - 1919
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
Highway Commission, Investigate  
Liquor Traffic  

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