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Francis Marion Henry

F.M. Henry
Full Name: Francis Marion Henry
Birth date: November 11, 1832
Death date: September 15, 1911

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 15th (1) Legislature
    4/18/1876 - 1/14/1879
(1) 15th Legislature - All Senators except District 7 listed in roll call as Senators elect, oath of office administered, 4/18/1876, p. 1; Drawing of Senatorial Terms, 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "short term" (two years). Senate Journal . April 18, 1876
April 27, 1876

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company D, 19th Arkansas Infantry. Obituary, "Capt. Frank M. Henry of Texarkana Dead," 9/16/1911. Dallas Morning News .
  • Obituary, "Capt. Frank M. Henry of Texarkana Dead," 9/16/1911. Dallas Morning News .
  • Francis Marion Henry, birth date 11/11/1832, death date 9/15/1911, biographical sketch, photo, obituary, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Texarkana, Bowie County. Find a Grave .
  • Correction to biographical sketch, "State Senators elect: personal sketches completed - seventeen lawyers, seven grangers, two doctors, one editor and four colored politicians - the political structure of the new Senate of Texas," 3/3/1876, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
  • Biographical sketch in "The State Capital: Extending the International Railroad to Austin - Personal Notices of Senators Elect," 2/27/1876, p. 1. "Dr. Francis." Galveston Daily News .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 10-11. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878 1876.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 225. Born 1832, ". . . settled at Linden, the county seat of Cass County, where he resumed the practice law. Francis Henry was elected to the Senate in 1876 and moved to Texarkana in Bowie County, still in the Fifth District, in 1877." The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.
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