Fred E. Morris

Frederick E. Morris

Full Name: Frederick E. "Fred" Morris
Date of birth: November 19, 1878
Date of death: August 22, 1935

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 95 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Meridian / Bosque   Bosque, Johnson
H 95 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Meridian / Bosque   Bosque, Johnson

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • Company I, 3rd Texas Infantry. Frederick E. Morris, birth date 11/19/1878, residence in Walnut Springs, Texas, military service 4/28/1898-7/27/1906. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • Company I, 3rd Texas Infantry, Spanish-American War. Frederick E. Morris, birth date 11/19/1878, death date 8/22/1935, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Walnut Springs, Bosque County. Find a Grave.
  • Musician, Company I, 3rd Texas Infantry, Spanish-American War. Frederick E. Morris. Spanish-American War Service Record Index, 1973.
  • Morris, Frederick E. United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War, Call Number 401-243. Company I, 3rd Texas Volunteer Infantry, postoffice address in Walnut Springs, Texas. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.

Other Resources

  • "Deputy Game-Fish-Oyster Official Was In Brownwood Today," 7/15/1925, p. 10. "Fred E. Morris of Meridian, Bosque county. . ." Brownwood Bulletin.
  • Census of 1880 - Frederic Morris, age 1 (born circa 1879), Cherokee County, son in household of Josh F. Morris.
    Census of 1900 - Frederick E. Norris [sic], born November 1878, Bosque County, son in household of Joshua F. Norris. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Fred E. Morris, death date 8/22/1935 in Austin, Travis County, birth date 11/19/1878, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Fred E. Morris of Meridian. Born 11/17/1878 at Jacksonville Texas, "one of the popular bachelors of the capitol." Biographical sketch and photo, "Texas and Her Legislature (Legislative Section)," Members of Texas House of Representatives, 35th Legislature, 2/28/1917, p. 14. Fort Worth Record.
  • "Fred E. Morris is Given Game Warden Commission," Stephenville Tribune 6/19/1925, p. 4. crediting the Dublin Public Library. "Fred E. Morris, who made the race for state Senate in this district on the Ferguson platform has recently been rewarded for his support with the appointment of game warden for fourteen counties in this section of Texas." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "Fred Morris of Bosque County for state senate." Stephenville Tribune, 7/4/1924, p. 6 and 7/11/1924 p. 4, crediting the Dublin Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). 7/11/1924 7/4/1924
  • Death notice, "Fred E. Morris Dies," The Meridian Tribune, 8/23/1935, p. 1, crediting Meridian Public Library. "Mr. Morris had been in bad health for several years and had been living in Austin for care and treatment." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - Fred E. Morris, postoffice Meridian, nativity Texas, age 38, lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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36th R.S. - 1919
Banks and Banking  
Game and Fisheries  
Military Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
35th R.S. - 1917
Banks and Banking  
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
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