DASHIELL, L. TRAVIS
DASHIELL, L. TRAVIS (1869–1924). L. Travis Dashiell, lawyer and legislator, son of Benjamin D. and Julia A. Dashiell, was born at Chappell Hill, Texas, on April 30, 1869. From 1886 to 1890 he attended the University of Texas, where he was commencement orator of the Rusk Literary Society in 1889. He was admitted to the bar at Centerville in 1891 and appointed county attorney of Leon County in January 1892. He was a member of the Twenty-third through the Twenty-fifth legislatures, speaker of the House of the Twenty-fifth Legislature, and secretary of state from January 1907 to February 1908. He died on October 21, 1924, of a self-inflicted bullet wound and was buried at Jewett.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Dashiell, L. Travis," accessed March 29, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fda18.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.