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Marcus F. Mott Marcus F. Mott
Full Name: Marcus Fulton Mott
Date of birth: June 21, 1837
Date of death: November 18, 1906

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) 22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Marcus F. Mott, Galveston, pp. 206-208. Parents Dr. A.G.W. Mott and Eliza, born 6/21/1837 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Other Resources
  • Pedigree Resource File and International Genealogical Index - North America - Marcus Fulton Mott, born 6/21/1837, Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, father Joseph George Wiggins Mott, mother Eliza Fulton, spouse Mary Rowena Herbert. FamilySearch.
  • "A gentleman of the old school," 11/21/1906, p. 6. Galveston Daily News.
  • "Colonel Mott dead: twice elected Grand Master of The Grand Lodge of Texas...," Monday 11/19/1906, p. 10. "Died Sunday morning (11/18/1906) about 3 o'clock...on Oct. 18 Col. Mott fell from a street car and suffered injuries from which he never recovered." Galveston Daily News.
  • "Davidson on Mott: Attorney General presented resolutions to Supreme Court" (resolutions of the Galveston bar on the death of Col. Marcus F. Mott), 12/18/1906, p. 6. Galveston Daily News.
  • "Devoirs to the dead: Masonic knights of high degree assembled to pay tribute to the memory of Col. M.F. Mott...", 11/20/1906, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • "Eerie events take place in house that Mott built," 8/3/1975, p. 1, 2A. Galveston Daily News.
  • "Funeral of Col. Mott: under the auspices of the Grand Lodge of Texas - Grand Commandery Escort; Gen. Stoddard's tribute," 11/21/1906, p. 5. Galveston Daily News.
  • HARRIS, JOHN WOODS (1810-1887). Mentions Marcus F. Mott. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Marcus F. Mott, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Health  
    Towns, Cities and Corporations  

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