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Mordecai Purgior McGee

M.P. McGee
Full Name: Mordecai Purgior McGee
Other surnames: McGhee
Birth date: April 21, 1869
Death date: May 19, 1944

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 27th (3) & 26th (1) (2) Legislatures
    1/10/1899 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) M.P. McGee announced "as a candidate for the State Senate, subject to the action of the democratic party," "For the State Senate," 5/19/1898, p. 8, 6th col. Marshall Evening Messenger .
(2) 26th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(3) 27th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Memorial resolution for Bailey Browning, son of Senator M.P. McGee, 27th Legislature, 1st C.S., 8/29/1901, p. 92. Senate Journal .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Mordecai Purgior McGee, birth date 4/21/1869 in Panola County, death date 5/19/1944 in Marshall, Harrison County, retired attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • M.P. McGee, birth date 4/21/1869 on grave marker, death date 5/19/1944, burial in Algoma Cemetery South and North, Marshall, Harrison County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "M.P. McGee Succumbs to Heart Attack," 5/19/1944, p. 1. "M.P. McGee, 75, widely known Marshall attorney and former state senator." "McGee Funeral Held Saturday," 5/21/1944, p. 8. Marshall News Messenger .
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - M.P. McGee, postoffice Marshall, Harrison County, nativity Texas, lawyer, Democrat, age 31 (born circa 1870). Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Biographical sketch, M.P. McGhee, p. 79. Born 4/21/1867 in Panola County. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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