Henry Preston Cook Dulany

Full Name: Henry Preston Cook Dulany
Other surnames: Dulaney
Date of birth: March 11, 1827
Date of death: October 27, 1875

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 28, 1861 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (1) (2) (3) (4)     Carthage / Panola   Panola, Shelby
H 23 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th     Carthage / Panola   Panola

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Henry P.C. Dulany, sworn 1/26/1861 [sic], succeeded John R. Dickinson, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 8th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Oath of office, 1/28/1861, p. 49. Senate Journal.
(4) 8th Legislature - Replacements for the special sessions included Ben F. Neal for Britton, H.P.C. Dulany for Dickinson, Steward A. Miller for Rainey, and Franklin B. Sexton for Wallace, p. 302. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, H.P.C. Dulany, age 25, native state Alabama, emigrated from Alabama in 1850, lawyer, postoffice Carthage, Panola County. House Journal.
  • H.P.O. Dulany, 8th Legislature, 1st C.S.; Dulaney and Dulany, 8th Legislature, Adjourned Session. Senate Journal. 8th 1st C.S. 8th Adjourned

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Henry Preston Cook Dulaney. Carthage Masonic Lodge Deceased Masons 1860-1913. Panola County, TXGenWeb Project.

Military Service Notes

  • Alabama State Militia, Mexican War, and Confederate States Army; description of military service. Carthage Masonic Lodge Deceased Masons 1860-1913. Panola County, TXGenWeb Project.

Other Resources

  • Capt. Henry Preston Cook Dulany, CSA. Wife Matilda Rebecca Martin Dulany and son Henry Preston Dulany, buried in Baker Cemetery, Decker Prairie, Mongomery County. Find a Grave. Find a Grave
  • Henry P.C. Dulany. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Included on list of "Texas Know Nothing Leaders with a Summary of Biographical Data Taken from the . . . United States Eighth Census, 1860." The party was active at the state level in Texas in 1855 and 1856. "By 1857 the party had virtually disappeared in Texas." "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414-423. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • H.P.C. Dulany. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.

Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
Engrossed Bills  
5th R.S. - 1853
County Boundaries  
Private Land Claims No. 1  

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