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Edward Dougherty Edward Dougherty
Full Name: Edward Dougherty
Date of birth: June 9, 1819
Date of death: May 25, 1877

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Nov 7, 1859 - Feb 9, 1861 8th (1)     Rudyville / Hidalgo   Cameron, Hidalgo

(1) Nestor Maxan, sworn 3/21/1861, succeeded Edward Dougherty, resigned 2/9/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • DOUGHERTY, EDWARD (1819-1877?). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Description of relationship between John McAllen, Alexander Leo, Jr., and Edward Dougherty. Relatives: Alexander J. Leo, Jr. - son-in-law, Edward Dougherty - father-in-law, pp. 356-359. I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: a History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant, 2003.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Other Resources
  • Edward Dougherty, birth date 6/9/1819 in County Cavan, Ireland, death date 5/25/1877, burial in Zacatal Ranch Cemetery, Relampago, Hidalgo County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Edward Dougherty, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Cameron and Hidalgo Counties, Causes of Condition of Affairs in  
    Cameron and Hidalgo Counties, Reward for Arrest of Certain Persons  
    Indian Affairs  
    Indian Difficulties on Frontier  
    Joint Indian Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs  
    Revenue Laws  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 

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