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Henry Preston Cook Dulany

Full Name: Henry Preston Cook Dulany
Other surnames: Dulaney
Birth date: March 11, 1827
Death date: October 27, 1875

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 8th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/28/1861 - 11/4/1861
     
  • House, 5th Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
     
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Henry P.C. Dulany, sworn 1/26/1861 [sic], succeeded John R. Dickinson, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 8th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Oath of office, 1/28/1861, p. 49. Senate Journal .
(4) 8th Legislature - Replacements for the special sessions included Ben F. Neal for Britton, H.P.C. Dulany for Dickinson, Steward A. Miller for Rainey, and Franklin B. Sexton for Wallace, p. 302. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • H.P.O. Dulany, 8th Legislature, 1st C.S.; Dulaney and Dulany, 8th Legislature, Adjourned Session. Senate Journal . 8th 1st C.S. 8th Adjourned

Other Resources

  • Wife and son of Henry Preston Cook Dulany interred in Baker Cemetery, Decker Prairie, Mongomery County, TX. Find a Grave .
  • Henry P.C. Dulany. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Included on list of "Texas Know Nothing Leaders with a Summary of Biographical Data Taken from the . . . United States Eighth Census, 1860." The party was active at the state level in Texas in 1855 and 1856. "By 1857 the party had virtually disappeared in Texas." "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414-423. Southwestern Historical Quarterly .
  • H.P.C. Dulany. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.
  • Henry Preston Cook Dulaney biographical sketch, "Carthage Masonic Lodge Deceased Masons 1860-1913." TXGenWeb Project .

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