Ernest Lynwood Bruce

Full Name: Ernest Lynwood Bruce
Date of birth: September 21, 1876
Date of death: January 5, 1949

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Orange / Orange   Jefferson, Liberty, Orange
H 14 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Orange / Orange   Jefferson, Liberty, Orange

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Ernest L. Bruce, birth date 9/21/1876 in Mineola, death date 1/5/1949 in Orange, Orange County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Ernest Lynwood Bruce (1876-1949), burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orange, Orange County. Includes obituary from The Eagle (Bryan, TX), 1/5/1949, "First Editor of A-M Battalion Dies at Orange," noting Bruce's service in the Legislature. Find a Grave.
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - E.L. Bruce, postoffice Orange, nativity Texas, age 38 (born circa 1877), lawyer, 38 years in Texas, member of former legislatures: 33rd, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. E.L. Bruce, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.L. Bruce, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Private Corporations  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Forestry (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure (Vice Chair) 
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