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Daniel Francis Sutherland

D.F. Sutherland
Full Name: Daniel Francis Sutherland
Birth date: September 17, 1860
Death date: February 1914

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th (1) Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
(1) Prof. D.F. Sutherland nominated as a candidate for the legislature by the democratic convention in Emory, Rains County, 8/28/1898, "State Politics: Representative Nominee," 8/29/1898, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • D.F. Sutherland, birth date 9/17/1860 in Pulaski County, Kentucky, death February 1914 in Winnsboro, Wood County, Texas. Spouse Louise Eades (1862-1938). Clarena Smith Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Daniel F. Sutherland, marriage to Louisa Eads 6/13/1879 in Russell County, Kentucky.
    Census of 1900 - David [Dan F.] Sutherland, Wood County, age 38, born September 1861 in Kentucky, preacher, wife Louise, daughters L. Bertha, Rosetta, Delia, and Bonnie, son H. Carlisle.
    Census of 1910 - Daniel F. Sutherland, Bowie County, age 49, born circa 1861 in Kentucky, public school teacher, wife Louise, daughters Delia and Bonnie M., son Carl.
    Census of 1920 - Louise Sutherland, Wood County, age 57, widowed, born circa 1863 in Kentucky, daughter Bonnie.
    Daniel Francis Sutherland and Louisa Sutherland, parents of daughter Lillie Bertha Sutherland, born 3/2/1882 in Quitman, Wood County. FamilySearch . Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 1900
  • 1920 Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954 1910
  • "D.F. Sutherland of Winnsboro, Texas, former president of Goodnight College, is in Fort Worth in the interest of child labor and pandering laws." "College Head Starts White Slavery Fight: D.F. Sutherland Comes to Fort Worth in Interest of Pending Legislation," 2/8/1911, p. 10. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • "Hon. D.F. Sutherland, formerly a member of the Texas legislature, author of two well-known books on the subject, and now president of the Goodnight Academy," "Fight White Slavery," 11/13/1910, p. 7. Galveston Daily News .
  • Hon. D.F. Sutherland, "member of the Twenty-sixth legislature," lived in Emory, Wood County [sic: Emory, Rains County], by December 1899, and as of April 1900, was employed by the district board of the Baptist church for missionary work. "Texas Siftings," El Paso International Daily Times, 12/7/1899, p. 4, and 4/12/1900, p. 4, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . April 12, 1900 December 7, 1899
  • "Dr. D.F. Sutherland, president of Goodnight college at Goodnight, Texas, is a delegate to the convention, arriving yesterday." "A Convention Looker-On" (Baptist Convention), The Houston Post, 11/10/1910, p. 10. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Letter from D.F. Sutherland of Winnsboro, "A Sad Recital: A Man Who Gave His All Fighting the White Slave Traffic," The Houston Post, 5/5/1913, p. 7. Sutherland states that he "arose from a sick bed to write this" and "quit the law practice in 1904," wife Mrs. Louise Sutherland and daughter Bonnie Mae. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - D.F. Sutherland, postoffice Emory, nativity Kentucky, age 36 (born circa 1863), farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Obituary and photo, Mrs. Lou Sutherland, "Pioneer Wood County Woman Dies Thursday," 7/30/1938, p. 2. "Mrs. Lou Sutherland of Quitman, widow of the late D.F. Sutherland . . . She and her husband settled in Collin county, later moving to Rains county, where Mr. Sutherland was a teacher in the public schools. Later moving to Wood county, her husband engaged in the practice of law and the ministry . . . later to become president of Goodnight college at Goodnight, Texas." Tyler Morning Telegraph .
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