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Martin Van Buren Garner

Full Name: Martin Van Buren Garner
Date of birth: September 30, 1839
Date of death: March 29, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Robertson

(1) Marlin V. Garner, Bremond. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - M.V. Garner, Robertson County, Texas, age 40, born circa 1840 in Alabama, farmer, wife S.A.
    Census of 1900 - Martin V. Garner, Township 2, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, age 61, born September 1839 in Alabama, farmer, wife Lula C., married 5 years. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • M.V. Garner, birth date 9/30/1839, death date obscured on headstone, burial in East Hill Cemetery, Roff, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma. Includes portrait, death notice in The Chickasha Star and Telegram. Find a Grave.
  • Death notices, M.V. Garner, The Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Indian Territory), 3/31/1905, p. 1, and The Tahlequah Arrow (Tahlequah, Indian Territory), 4/8/1905, p. 1, crediting Oklahoma Historical Society. Died 3/29/1905 in Roff, Indian Territory, in a gunfight. The Gateway to Oklahoma History. April 8, 1905 March 31, 1905
  • Marlin V. Garner. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments  
Public Printing  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Lunatic Asylum, Charges Against Management and Condition of Female Inmates  

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