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Archelaus M. Cochran

A.M. Cochran
Full Name: Archelaus M. "Arch" Cochran
Birth date: December 25, 1839
Death date: August 4, 1910

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, Dr. Arch M. Cochran, "Dallas County Pioneer Dies While in Tennessee," 8/5/1910, p. 9. Born 12/25/1839 in Columbia, Tennessee, died 8/4/1910 in Columbia, Tennessee. "He served one term in the Legislature in 1866." Relatives: Dr. Arch M. Cochran and John H. Cochran, brothers. "His brother, Hon. John H. Cochran, now a resident of Howard County, represented Dallas for several years in the Legislature and was twice elected Speaker of the House." Dallas Morning News .
  • Census of 1900 - Arckalaus M. Cochran, Dallas, Dallas County, age 60, born September 1839 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Mary A. Cochran. FamilySearch .
  • Dr. Arch M. Cochran, birth date 12/25/1839, death date 8/4/1910 in Dallas, Dallas County, physician. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Dr. Archelaus M. Cochran, birth date 9/25/1839, death date 8/4/1910, burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County. Find a Grave .
  • COCHRAN, ARCHELAUS M. (1839-1910). Birth date 12/25/1839, death date 8/4/1910. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • COCHRAN, WILLIAM M. (1807-1853). Relatives: William M. Cochran, father; John Hughes Cochran and Archelaus M. Cochran, sons. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, 3rd Lieutenant, 8th Texas Cavalry (Terry's Texas Rangers), promoted to Captain. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Included in list of "prominent Republicans who soldiered in the Confederate Army." Baggett, James Alex, "Origins of Early Texas Republican Party Leadership," The Journal of Southern History, Vol.40(3), August 1974, p. 452. Journal of Southern History .
  • Representatives of Dallas County—1846 to 1887, p. 32. William M. Cochran family, including John H. Cochran and Archelaus M. Cochran, pp. 67-68. Brown, John Henry. History of Dallas County, Texas : from 1837 to 1887, 1887, Dallas, Texas. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . Representatives of Dallas County Family
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Dr. A.M. Cochran. Lewis Publishing Company, Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas, 1892, pp. 669-670, crediting Dallas Public Library. Born 12/25/1839 in Murray County, Tennessee. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Dr. Archelaus M. Cochran, Dallas, pp. 201-202. The Encyclopedia of the New West 1881.
  • Biographical sketch, Dr. A.M. Cochran, p. 162. Part 2 Counties A-EO, Dallas County. "The earliest record of a Dallas doctor that has been found is that of Dr. A.M. Cochran, who was born in Tennessee in 1839 and came to Dallas with his parents, William and Nancy Hughes Cochran, in 1843." The Medicine Man in Texas 1930.

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