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M.L. McFarland Malcolm Leander McFarland
Full Name: Malcolm Leander McFarland
Date of birth: February 18, 1840
Date of death: January 2, 1930

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 108 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Rockwood / Coleman   Brown, Coleman
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Malcolm Leander McFarland, "M.L. M'Farland Pioneer This Section, Dead," Brownwood Bulletin, 1/2/1930, p. 5, crediting Brownwood Public Library. Born 2/18/1840 in Mississippi. "Mr. McFarland spent one term in the Texas Legislature as a representative of Brown and Coleman counties. He made an enviable record as a legislator." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, joined at age 21 in 1861, served under General Albert Sidney Johnston, wounded at Vicksburg, and taken a prisoner of war. "McFarland Funeral," Brownwood Bulletin, 1/3/1930, p. 4, crediting Brownwood Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • M.L. McFarland, birth date 2/18/1840, death date 1/2/1930, interment in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County, U.C.V. (United Confederate Veterans). Find a Grave.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - M.L. McFarland, postoffice Rockwood, nativity Mississippi, age 53 (born circa 1840), farmer, 12 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M.L. McFarland, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M.L. McFarland, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    23rd R.S. - 1893
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