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D.F. Sutherland

D. Sutherland
Full Name: D. F. Sutherland
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

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 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, 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 to the Houston Post, "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 .
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