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Marcus F. Mott

Marcus F. Mott
Full Name: Marcus Fulton Mott
Birth date: June 21, 1837
Death date: November 18, 1906

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 22nd (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(3) 22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Pedigree Resource File and International Genealogical Index - North America - Marcus Fulton Mott, born 6/21/1837, Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, father Joseph George Wiggins Mott, mother Eliza Fulton, spouse Mary Rowena Herbert. FamilySearch .
  • "Davidson on Mott: Attorney General presented resolutions to Supreme Court" (resolutions of the Galveston bar on the death of Col. Marcus F. Mott), 12/18/1906, p. 6. Galveston Daily News .
  • "Eerie events take place in house that Mott built," 8/3/1975, p. 1, 2A. Galveston Daily News .
  • "Colonel Mott dead: twice elected Grand Master of The Grand Lodge of Texas...," Monday 11/19/1906, p. 10. "Died Sunday morning (11/18/1906) about 3 o'clock...on Oct. 18 Col. Mott fell from a street car and suffered injuries from which he never recovered." Galveston Daily News .
  • "Devoirs to the dead: Masonic knights of high degree assembled to pay tribute to the memory of Col. M.F. Mott...", 11/20/1906, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • "Funeral of Col. Mott: under the auspices of the Grand Lodge of Texas - Grand Commandery Escort; Gen. Stoddard's tribute," 11/21/1906, p. 5. Galveston Daily News .
  • "A gentleman of the old school," 11/21/1906, p. 6. Galveston Daily News .
  • HARRIS, JOHN WOODS (1810-1887). Mentions Marcus F. Mott. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, Marcus F. Mott, Galveston, pp. 206-208. Parents Dr. A.G.W. Mott and Eliza, born 6/21/1837 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
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