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D.F. Sutherland D.F. Sutherland
Full Name: D. F. Sutherland
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1)   Democrat Emory / Rains   Rains, Wood

(1) Prof. D.F. Sutherland nominated as a candidate for the legislature by the democratic convention in Emory, Rains County, 8/28/1898, "State Politics: Representative Nominee," 8/29/1898, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
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Other Resources
  • "D.F. Sutherland of Winnsboro, Texas, former president of Goodnight College, is in Fort Worth in the interest of child labor and pandering laws." "College Head Starts White Slavery Fight: D.F. Sutherland Comes to Fort Worth in Interest of Pending Legislation," 2/8/1911, p. 10. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • "Hon. D.F. Sutherland, formerly a member of the Texas legislature, author of two well-known books on the subject, and now president of the Goodnight Academy," "Fight White Slavery," 11/13/1910, p. 7. Galveston Daily News.
  • "Dr. D.F. Sutherland, president of Goodnight college at Goodnight, Texas, is a delegate to the convention, arriving yesterday." "A Convention Looker-On" (Baptist Convention), The Houston Post, 11/10/1910, p. 10. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Hon. D.F. Sutherland, "member of the Twenty-sixth legislature," lived in Emory, Wood County, by December 1899, and as of April 1900, was employed by the district board of the Baptist church for missionary work. "Texas Siftings," El Paso International Daily Times, 12/7/1899, p. 4, and 4/12/1900, p. 4, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). April 12, 1900 December 7, 1899
  • Letter from D.F. Sutherland of Winnsboro, "A Sad Recital: A Man Who Gave His All Fighting the White Slave Traffic," The Houston Post, 5/5/1913, p. 7. Sutherland states that he "arose from a sick bed to write this" and "quit the law practice in 1904," wife Mrs. Louise Sutherland and daughter Bonnie Mae. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - D.F. Sutherland, postoffice Emory, nativity Kentucky, age 36 (born circa 1863), farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. D.F. Sutherland, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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    26th R.S. - 1899
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