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M.Y. Randolph Mansel Yulee Randolph
Full Name: Mansel Yulee Randolph
Date of birth: June 6, 1848
Date of death: January 5, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 8 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 11, 1887 18th (2) (3)   19th (1)   Democrat Madisonville / Madison   Angelina, Grimes, Houston, Leon, Madison

(1) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(3) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1883 January 9, 1883
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, M.Y. Randolph, p. 89. Birth date 6/16/1848. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, Mansell Yulee Randolph, p. 239. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930. Early History of Grimes County
  • Census of 1880 - Mansel Y. Randolph, Madisonville, Madison County, age 32, born circa 1848 in Alabama, lawyer, wife Martha.
    Census of 1900 - Mause Y. Randolph, Madison County, age 52, born June 1848 in Alabama, lawyer, wife Mattie. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Mansel Yulee Randolph, birth date 6/16/1848 in Alabama, death date 1/5/1915 in Madisonville, Madison County, Texas, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Death notice, "Judge M.Y. Randolph," Bryan Daily Eagle, 1/7/1915, p. 5. "He had served as county attorney of Madison County and also represented this district two terms as State Senator." Death date 1/5/1915. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M.Y. Randolph, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M.Y. Randolph, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Alexander Sampson, Calendar Clerk  
    Contingent Expense  
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Contingent Expenses  
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Office  

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