Edwin Le Roy ANTONY, Congress, TX (1852-1913)


ANTONY, Edwin Le Roy, a Representative from Texas; born in Waynesboro, Burke County, Ga., January 5, 1852; moved with his parents to Texas in 1859 and settled in Brazoria County; moved to Milam County in 1867; attended the common schools, and was graduated from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1873; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1874 and commenced practice in Cameron, Tex.; prosecuting attorney of Milam County 1876, being also ex officio district attorney for his county; was appointed special judge during the illness of the regular district judge in 1886; member of the board of aldermen of Cameron 1890-1892; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Roger Q. Mills, and served from June 14, 1892, to March 3, 1893; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1892; resumed the practice of law in Cameron, Tex.; died in Dallas, Tex., January 16, 1913; interment in Oakland Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present