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McDonald Meachum

McDonald Meachum
Full Name: James McDonald Meachum
Birth date: August 5, 1876
Death date: June 20, 1957

Terms of Service

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) Meachum resigned 10/2/1911. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/10/1911, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(4) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(5) 30th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(6) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, p. 1699. McDonald Meachum. Birth date 8/5/1876. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Died 6/20/1957, Houston Chronicle, 6/21/1957, p. 1. Card File .
  • J. McDonald Meachum in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," p. 208. Early History of Grimes County 1930. Early History of Grimes County
  • Includes brief discussion of East Texas Senators McDonald Meachum and William J. Greer, Volume III, Chapter XXXIII, "Some East Texas banking history," p. 1381. East Texas: Its History and Its Makers 1940.
  • Census of 1880, Anderson, Grimes County, Texas - Jas. McD. Meachum, age 3, son of William W. Meachum, born in NC. HeritageQuest Online .
  • McDonald J. Meachum. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Memorial, October 22, 1957, p. 605. Texas Bar Journal .
  • McDonald J. Meachum portrait, sponsored SB 111, 31st R.S., professional nursing; Lamar Zivley portrait, author of HB 47, 52nd R.S., Texas Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners. "Texas Board of Nursing: 1909-2009," Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 1, 4. Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin .
  • Portraits and biographical sketches, "Our Friends in the Legislature," Volume V, No. 1, May 1909, pp. 14-17. Texas State Journal of Medicine 1905.
  • Biographical sketch, McDonald Meachum, Volume II, p. 168. Texas Under Many Flags 1930.
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