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Malcolm Duncan Graham

Malcolm D. Graham
Full Name: Malcolm Duncan Graham
Birth date: July 6, 1827
Death date: October 8, 1878

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 7th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
(1) Listed in "New Senators elected: Democrats." Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(2) 7th Legislature - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment called by Districts, oath of office administered, 11/2/1857, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(3) Members of the Seventh Legislature, Biographical Notes - Members, April 1937 issue. Southern Historical Research Magazine 1937.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Malcolm D. Graham, pp. 129-130. A History of Rusk County, Texas 1961.
  • GRAHAM, MALCOLM DUNCAN (1827-1878). "In 1857 he was elected to the Senate of the Seventh Legislature as a Democrat and in 1858 was elected attorney general in the Sam Houston administration." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel. "In May 1864 Davis appointed him judge advocate of the Trans-Mississippi with the rank of colonel." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, p. 70. "Served one term as state senator, District 9, from 1857 until 1859. Elected attorney general and served from 1858 until 1860." Representing Texas: a Comprehensive History of U.S. and Confederate Senators and Representatives from Texas 2008.
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 150, Plate No. 62. Texas in the War, 1861-1865 1965.
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