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Mitchell Kendall
Full Name: Mitchell Kendall
Date of birth: 1822
Date of death: June 20, 1885

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Radical Republican Marshall / Harrison   Harrison
(1) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
(2) Listed as member of Radical Republican Association, established 6/4/1870, p. 26. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 589, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates of 1868-1900. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 81st Legislature, R.S., HCR 81, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Forever Free: Nineteenth Century African-American Legislators and Constitutional Convention Delegates of Texas, 2002.
  • KENDALL, MITCHELL (ca. 1822-ca. 1885). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Freedman during Reconstruction, pp. 276, 285-287; biographical sketch, Republican State Representative, pp. 292, 306-308, 330. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 4. Included in list of eleven African-American delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1868-1869, Appendix A. Birth year 1818, death year 1885, Appendix D. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
  • Other Resources
  • Biographical information, pp. 56-57. Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times, 1981.
  • One of nine African-American delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1868-1869 (the Reconstruction Convention), p. 731. D.W. Burley and Sheppard Mullens not included in list of African-American delegates. East Texas: Its History and Its Makers, 1940.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Comptroller and Treasurer's Offices, Select  
    Comptroller, Impeachment of  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Militia  
    12th Provisional - 1870
    Thirteenth Amendment, Report of  
     

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