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Marion Minter McFarland

M.M. McFarland
Full Name: Marion Minter McFarland
Birth date: August 7, 1865
Death date: April 6, 1936

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Rites Set for Former Solon: M.M. McFarland Is to Be Buried Here Today," 4/8/1936, p. 7. "M.M. McFarland, 70, former Austin resident and a former member of the house of representatives from Brewster county," "traveling salesman for 45 years for a Waco stationery concern with Austin as his headquarters," birth date 8/7/1865 in Brandon, Mississippi. Austin American .
  • Census of 1900 - Marion M. McFarland, Port Lavaca, Calhoun County, age 34, born August 1865 in Mississippi, spouse Katie (born in Minnesota, age 30), daughter Myrtle (age 10), son Marion E. (age 5)
    Census of 1910 - Marion M. McFarland, Uvalde, Uvalde County, age 42, born in "United States" circa 1868 and parents born in Mississippi, real estate, spouse Maude (born in Scotland, age 40), daughter Myrtle M. (age 19), sons Earl (age 14) and Jack (age 10).
    Census of 1920 - Minter Mc Farland, Brewster County, age 54, born circa 1866 in Texas, traveling salesman - stationery house, spouse Alice (born in Scotland, age 45), son Jack (age 20).
    No M.M. McFarland found in Brewster County in 1900 or 1910. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • 1920
  • Marion Minter McFarland, birth date 8/7/1865 in Brandon, Mississippi; death date 4/6/1936 in San Antonio, Texas; stationery salesman, wife Irma McFarland, father Dr. T.J. McFarland, mother Carrie Jayne; burial/removal in Austin, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • M.M. McFarland, birth date 8/7/1865, death date 4/6/1936, interment in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery. Includes portrait and biographical sketch of Marion Minter McFarland, former State Representative from Brewster county, describing three marriages: Katherine Risien (married 1889), Alice Maud Simpson (1890), and Irma Del McCullough (1918). Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • "Puck, Popular Dog of Alpine, is Killed," 1/20/1926, p. 11, describes Representative M.M. McFarland's fox terrier who attended the Texas Legislature in 1917 with McFarland. Indicates the dog's "mistress was Mrs. Alice McFarland." San Antonio Express .
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - M.M. McFarland, postoffice Alpine, nativity Mississippi, age 51 (born circa 1886), 50 years in Texas, traveling salesman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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