M.L. Garrett

Marion Lafayette Garrett

Full Name: Marion Lafayette Garrett
Date of birth: November 22, 1854
Date of death: January 5, 1917

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Palo Pinto / Palo Pinto   Eastland, Palo Pinto

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House District 81
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Legislatures: 23rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Palo Pinto / Palo Pinto
Counties in district: Eastland, Palo Pinto

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Other Resources

  • Marion L. Garrett, marriage to Mollie L. Sheen 4/4/1878 in Fulton County, Georgia.
    Census of 1880 - M.L. Garrett, Parker County, Texas, age 25, born circa 1855 in Georgia, teaching school, wife Martha L., son L. Seborn.
    M.L. Garrett, marriage to Eva J. Pender 5/18/1904 in Carter County, Oklahoma.
    Census of 1910 - Marion L. Garrett, Tishomingo, Johnston County, Oklahoma, age 55, born circa 1855 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Eva P. FamilySearch. 1880 1910 Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950 Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995
  • Marion L. Garrett, birth date 11/22/1854, death date 1/5/1917, burial in Tishomingo City Cemetery, Tishomingo, Johnston County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave.
  • Marriage announcement, Marion Lafayette Garrett and Eva Pender, "Garrett-Pender Nuptials," The Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), 5/20/1904, p. 8, crediting Oklahoma Historical Society. "Judge Garrett was formerly county judge of Palo Pinto county, Texas, and also represented the eighty-first district in the Texas legislature."
    Candidate announcement for county judge of Johnston County, Oklahoma. "M.L. Garrett for County Judge," The Mannsville Herald (Mannsville, Oklahoma), 6/10/1910, p. 8, crediting Oklahoma Historical Society. Born in Campbell County, Georgia, Palo Pinto [Texas] county attorney and county judge. "He represented the counties of Palo Pinto and Eastland in the 23d Legislature with credit, afterward moving to the Indian Territory in the fall of 1895, and locating at Ardmore and practicing law until a United States Court was established at Tishomingo in June, 1902, when he moved there . . ." The Gateway to Oklahoma History. June 10, 1910 May 20, 1904
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - M.L. Garrett, postoffice Palo Pinto, nativity Georgia, age 38 (born circa 1855), lawyer, 13 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. M.L. Garrett, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M.L. Garrett, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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23rd R.S. - 1893
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Minerals  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Stock and Stockraising  

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