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Malcolm Leander McFarland

M.L. McFarland
Full Name: Malcolm Leander McFarland
Birth date: February 18, 1840
Death date: January 2, 1930

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • M.L. McFarland, birth date 2/18/1840, death date 1/2/1930, burial in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County, U.C.V. (United Confederate Veterans). Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Malcolm Leander McFarland, "M.L. M'Farland Pioneer This Section, Dead," Brownwood Bulletin, 1/2/1930, p. 5, crediting Brownwood Public Library. Born 2/18/1840 in Mississippi. "Mr. McFarland spent one term in the Texas Legislature as a representative of Brown and Coleman counties. He made an enviable record as a legislator." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Confederate States Army, joined at age 21 in 1861, served under General Albert Sidney Johnston, wounded at Vicksburg, and taken a prisoner of war. "McFarland Funeral," Brownwood Bulletin, 1/3/1930, p. 4, crediting Brownwood Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - M.L. McFarland, postoffice Rockwood, nativity Mississippi, age 53 (born circa 1840), farmer, 12 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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