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FITZGERALD, EDWARD (?–1850). Edward Fitzgerald, pioneer settler of Refugio County, represented the county in the House of the Fourth Congress of the Republic of Texas, 1838–40. He moved to Texas before March 2, 1835, as a single man. On January 29, 1840, he advertised a law partnership in Aransas City with James W. Robinson. He served as tax assessor that year and was a member of the Refugio County Minute Men, a ranger company, in 1841–42. He died at Corpus Christi on September 17, 1850.


Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).

Stephen L. Hardin


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Stephen L. Hardin, "FITZGERALD, EDWARD," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.