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Dr. E.W. Neal Edward W. Neal
Full Name: Edward W. Neal
Other surnames: Neill
Date of birth: November 27, 1860
Date of death: September 3, 1925

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15-2 May 20, 1920 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) E.W. Neill of Harris included in "New Legislators in the Texas House," list of 12 new members elected to fill vacancies since the last session, 5/21/1920, p. 11. Austin American.
(2) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to E.W. Neal, District 15, Place 2), 5/20/1920, pp. 1-2. No committee appointments listed for Neal in 3rd-4th C.S. Predecessor C. Murphy's district was 15-3 in House Journal, 36th Regular. House Journal.
(3) "Davidson Winner in Senatorial Race," 3/11/1920, p. 11. "Captain C.C. Beavens, E.W. Neal and J. Lewis Thompson were all easily the successful candidates for representative from the Fifteenth Representative District. In the representative race all of the non-partisan [league] candidates were defeated." Lockhart Post-Register.
(4) E.W. Neal, in special election 3/4/1920, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded Charles Murphy, resigned 1/19/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
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Other Resources
  • Edward W. Neal, birth date 11/27/1860 in Missouri, death date 9/3/1925 in Lynchburg, Harris County, Texas; marriage to Mattie Penn in Wood County, Texas, 1885. Residence in Austin, Travis County, in 1918. Cottle Family Tree; U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Edward W. Neal, Wood County, age 39, born November 1860 in Missouri, physician, spouse Mattie P., son Howard T., age 9
    Census of 1910 - Earl W. Neal, Concho County, age 48, born circa 1862 in Missouri, doctor, spouse Mattie, son Teddy, age 19.
    E.W. Neal not found in Census of 1920 in Houston, Harris County. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • Dr. E.W. Neal, marriage to M.A. Penn 11/4/1885 in Wood County. Physician record, Edward W. Neal, Goose Creek, Texas; Central University of Medicine and Science, Jersey City, 1900; aged 56; died 9/3/1925 at Lynchburg. FamilySearch. Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 United States Deceased Physician File (AMA), 1864-1968
  • Edward Neal and Mattie Penn, parents of Howard Jack Neal, birth date 6/10/1892, death date 1/26/1976. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dr. Edward W. Neal, birth date 11/27/1860, death date 9/3/1925, burial in Cedar Bayou United Methodist Church Cemetery, Baytown, Harris County. Mrs. Mattie P. Neal, birth date 5/26/1867, death date 12/16/1924 in Pelly, Harris County, burial in same cemetery. Find a Grave.
  • Pelly, TX, 30 miles east of Houston in southeastern Harris County. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary for "Mrs. Mattie P. Neal, wife of Dr. E.W. Neal, prominent physician and mayor of Pelley [Pelly]. . . she is survived by her husband, a son, Teddie, of Lynchburg, and two sisters." 12/18/1924, p. 20. Houston Post.
  • Mayor E.W. Neal of Pelly in "W.T. Terry Thanks Post for 'Secession Editorial," The Houston Post, 7/3/1923, p. 2, and "Pelly Library Board Member Accepts," Houston Post-Dispatch, 4/1/1925, p. 19, crediting Abilene Library Consortium.
    Death notice, "Dr. W.E. Neal of Goose Creek Dies on Train," Brenham Daily Banner-Press, 9/3/1925, p. 1, crediting Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). April 1, 1925 July 3, 1923 September 3, 1925
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. E.W. Neal, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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