Nathaniel T. Sutherland

Full Name: Nathaniel T. Sutherland
Other surnames: Southerland
Date of death: November 17, 1853

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Elected but never sworn 5th (2) (3) (4) (5)     Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo

(1) N.T. Southerland elected to represent Cameron and Hidalgo counties. 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).
(2) Sutherland, member-elect, died 11/27/1853. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) "Doctor Sutherland, another of my colleagues, died since his election." Editors News, by Robert B. Kingsbury, Galveston Weekly News, 12/13/1853, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Kottman elected to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Dr. Sutherland. Tri-Weekly State Times (Austin, Texas), 1/10/1854, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) Sutherland elected, but never sworn; died on his way to Austin on 11/17/1853. The Western Texan (San Antonio, Texas), 11/17/1853, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - N.T. Sutherland, Rio Grande Valley, Cameron, Starr, and Webb counties, age 32, born circa 1818 in Virginia, doctor. FamilySearch.
  • Dr. N.T. Sutherland, representative from Cameron and Hidalgo counties, died on his way to Austin of brain fever. The Western Texan (San Antonio, Texas), 11/17/1853, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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