Malachi Weston Allen

Full Name: Malachi Weston Allen
Date of birth: March 11, 1823
Date of death: October 14, 1874

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 4 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 2, 1857 5th (3) (4)   6th (1) (2)     McKinney / Collin   Collin, Cooke, Denton, Grayson, Kaufman

(1) 6th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators (holdover Senator), 11/5/1855, p. 4. Senate Journal.
(2) 6th Legislature - Listed in the "19 members of the Senate [who] retained their seats from the 5th Legislature," p. 258. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
(3) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 5th Legislature - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats, 11/7/1853, p. 2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Malachi W. Allen, age 30 in 1853, native state Mississippi, emigrated from Arkansas in 1846, farmer, postoffice McKinney, Collin County. House Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, 7th Mississippi Cavalry. Military grave marker, M.W. Allen (1823-1874), burial in Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County; M.W. Allen, "A Pioneer of Collin Co.," burial with spouse Virginia Royall Allen. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

Committee Information top

6th R.S. - 1855
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Indian Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
5th R.S. - 1853
Indian Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands  
Spirituous Liquors, Sale of  

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