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Marshall Hiram Gossett

M.H. Gossett
Full Name: Marshall Hiram Gossett
Birth date: February 3, 1859
Death date: May 13, 1934

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Marshall H. Gossett, Dallas, 1907-1917, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995. Ancestry.com .
  • Obituary and photo, "M.H. Gossett, 75, Former Land Bank President, Passes: Funeral to Be Held Tuesday for Ex-Legislator and Author of Laws," 5/14/1934, section II, pp. 1, 8. Born 2/3/1859 in Cherokee County, "In 1891 and 1893 he was elected to the Legislature from Kaufman County . . . author of the famous Alien Land Law now on the Statute books of Texas, and was coauthor and floor leader in the House when the stock and bond law was passed."
    "Gossett Funeral Will Be Tuesday," 5/15/1934, p. 1; "M.H. Gossett," 5/16/1934, p. 6. Dallas Morning News .
  • Census of 1900 - Marshal Ham Gossett, Kaufman, Kaufman County, age 42, born April 1858 in Texas, lawyer, wife Willie M., son Garry M., daughters Katherine, Nancy L., and Sallie.
    Census of 1910 - Matt Gossett, Dallas County, age 53, born circa 1857 in Texas, lawyer, wife Willie M., son Garry, daughters Catherine, Nancy Lee, and Sarah. FamilySearch . 1900 1910
  • Judge M. Hiram Gossett, birth date 2/3/1859 in Cherokee County, Indiana; death date 5/13/1934 in Highland Park, Dallas County, Texas; retired, Pres. Federal Farm Loan Bank, Houston, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • M.H. Gossett, birth date 2/3/1859, death date 5/13/1934, burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County. Find a Grave .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - M.H. Gossett, postoffice Kaufman, nativity Texas, age 33 (born circa 1860), lawyer, 33 years in Texas, member of previous legislatures: 22nd, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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