M.M. McFarland

Marion Minter McFarland

Full Name: Marion Minter McFarland
Date of birth: August 7, 1865
Date of death: April 6, 1936

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 117 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Alpine / Brewster   Brewster, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Presidio, Terrell, Val Verde
H 117 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Alpine / Brewster   Brewster, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Presidio, Terrell, Val Verde

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Rites Set for Former Solon: M.M. McFarland Is to Be Buried Here Today," 4/8/1936, p. 7. "M.M. McFarland, 70, former Austin resident and a former member of the house of representatives from Brewster county," "traveling salesman for 45 years for a Waco stationery concern with Austin as his headquarters," birth date 8/7/1865 in Brandon, Mississippi. Austin American.
  • M.M. McFarland, birth date 8/7/1865, death date 4/6/1936, burial in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery. Includes portrait and biographical sketch of Marion Minter McFarland, former State Representative from Brewster county, describing three marriages: Katherine Risien (married 1889), Alice Maud Simpson (1890), and Irma Del McCullough (1918). Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Marion M. McFarland, Port Lavaca, Calhoun County, age 34, born August 1865 in Mississippi, spouse Katie (born in Minnesota, age 30), daughter Myrtle (age 10), son Marion E. (age 5)
    Census of 1910 - Marion M. McFarland, Uvalde, Uvalde County, age 42, born in "United States" circa 1868 and parents born in Mississippi, real estate, spouse Maude (born in Scotland, age 40), daughter Myrtle M. (age 19), sons Earl (age 14) and Jack (age 10).
    Census of 1920 - Minter Mc Farland, Brewster County, age 54, born circa 1866 in Texas, traveling salesman - stationery house, spouse Alice (born in Scotland, age 45), son Jack (age 20).
    No M.M. McFarland found in Brewster County in 1900 or 1910. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920
  • Marion Minter McFarland, birth date 8/7/1865 in Brandon, Mississippi; death date 4/6/1936 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; stationery salesman, wife Irma McFarland, father Dr. T.J. McFarland, mother Carrie Jayne; burial/removal in Austin, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • "Puck, Popular Dog of Alpine, is Killed," 1/20/1926, p. 11, describes Representative M.M. McFarland's fox terrier who attended the Texas Legislature in 1917 with McFarland. Indicates the dog's "mistress was Mrs. Alice McFarland." San Antonio Express.
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - M.M. McFarland, postoffice Alpine, nativity Mississippi, age 51 (born circa 1886), 50 years in Texas, traveling salesman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Congressional Districts  
Counties (Vice Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
Public Printing  
Revenue and Taxation  
Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
34th R.S. - 1915
Game and Fisheries  
Mines and Mining  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Public Printing  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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