E.T. Porter

E. Tom Porter

Full Name: E. Tom Porter
Date of birth: March 12, 1869
Date of death: December 23, 1929

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1)   Democrat Hix / Burleson   Burleson, Lee

(1) Hix, Texas. "Initially the community was called Fraimville in honor of the Fraim family, another group of early settlers." Handbook of Texas Online.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

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Other Resources

  • Possible Relatives: Father, John Wilson Porter, Son: Edgar Thomas Porter. "Elizabeth died December 10, 1866 and John married second to Ellen O. Grisham in 1867. They had two sons (Edgar Thomas and James Dahle) and one daughter (Minnie) who died at the age of two." Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Well Known Fraimville Citizen Dies," The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger, 1/3/1930, p. 1, crediting the Harrie P. Woodson Library. E. Tom Porter, age 62, died 12/23/1929 on a farm in Mumford [Robertson County], "State Representative for this district . . . he was never married," burial in Hix Cemetery, son of the late Jack Porter, Sr. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - E.T. Porter, postoffice Hix, nativity Texas, age 31 (born circa 1870), stockman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. E.T. Porter, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Commerce and Manufactures  
County Government and County Finances  
Military Affairs  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Representative Districts  

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