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Edward F. Hall
Full Name: Edward F. Hall
Date of birth: 1846
Date of death: April 28, 1886

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 13, 1885 - Apr 28, 1886 19th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Nueces, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal

(1) List of Senators, 19th Legislature, shows J.M. Moore, Independent, of Nueces county representing Senate District 27, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) E.F. Hall died 4/28/1886. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Memorial committee and resolution, service, and speeches. 20th Legislature, R.S., 3/23/1887, pp. 462, 580-584, memorial page. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, E.F. Hall, pp. 82-83. Hall was born in New York and was chosen "at the last general election, as Senator from the twenty-seventh district." 37 years old, born circa 1848 in New York, Catholic. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - Edward Hall, age 24, Laredo, Webb County, birthplace New York, wife Carolina.
    Census of 1880 - E.F. Hall, age 33, Laredo, Webb County, birthplace New York, wife Caroline.
    Edward Fredrico Hall, married to Carolina Mendeola, 4/20/1868 in Webb County. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 Texas, County Marriage Index
  • E.F. Hall, death date 4/28/1886 aged 50 years, burial Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Laredo, Webb County with Carolina M. Hall. Find a Grave.
  • "Deaf and Dumb Asylum building," 6/11/1884, p. 1. "In the Laredo Senatorial district, where Mr. Hall, of the land frauds board, is the Democratic nominee for senator, there is likely to be an unusually interesting race. Colonel Rip Ford or General John R. Baylor, as independent Democrats, will contest the race." Galveston Daily News.
  • Colonel John M. Moore ran as an Independent candidate for the State Senate against Judge E.F. Hall, 10/1/1884, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in LAND FRAUD BOARD. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • "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.
  • "Judge E.F. Hall's Opposition," 10/4/1884, p. 1. Discusses reasons for Col. John M. Moore's opposition to E.F. Hall. Laredo Times.
  • "Senator Atlee," 6/20/1886, p. 4. "Mr. E.A. Atlee, of Laredo, permits us to announce his name as a candidate for State Senator, to fill the unexpired term occasioned by the death of senator E.F. Hall . . . Should he receive the nomination, which is equivalent to an election, the 27th. district will be ably represented.—Cotulla Ledger." Laredo Times.
  • Obituary, 5/2/1886, p. 1. Laredo Times.
  • "An aggrieved Texas Ranger: slapping State Senator Hall's face and shot for the insult," 6/29/1885. New York Times.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Health  
    Rules (Chair) 
    State Affairs  

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