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F.E. Macmanus Francis Edward MacManus
Full Name: Francis Edward "Frank" MacManus
Date of birth: February 20, 1830
Date of death: May 5, 1898

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Nueces, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal

(1) E.F. Hall died 4/28/1886. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) 2-year term; filled unexpired term of E.F. Hall. Senate Journal.
(4) 20th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/11/1887, p. 1. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Brief biographical sketch, Francis Edward MacManus, p. 83. Native of Ireland, 55 years old, lawyer, resides in Corpus Christi. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 367. Born 2/20/1830 in Leitram County, Ireland. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Civil War, 1st Lieutenant, Washington Light Guard, 1st Regiment, of Louisiana. Brownsville Herald.
  • Other Resources
  • "In Memoriam," 5/17/1898, p. 3. Birth date 2/25/1829. Brownsville Herald.
  • Mentioned in obituary of his mother-in-law, Eugenie Etinnette Lavender, 9/8/1898. Brownsville Herald.
  • Obituary, "Funeral of Senator Macmanus," 5/7/1898, p. 8. Houston Post.
  • "Honorable F.E. Macmanus," 8/11/1886, p. 6. The Senatorial Convention at Cotulla, after a long and tedious session, nominates Judge Macmanus, of Cameron County, for State Senator of the 27th District. Laredo Times.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. F.E. Macmanus, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands  
    Purchase of Asylum Lund  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 

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