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A.L. Matlock Avery Lenoir Matlock
Full Name: Avery Lenoir Matlock
Date of birth: April 23, 1852
Date of death: July 13, 1933

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 9, 1883 - Sep 24, 1884 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Montague / Montague   Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Collingsworth, Cottle, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Montague, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Stonewall, Swisher, Terry, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Yoakum, Young, Greer
H 52 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (3) (4)   Democrat Montague / Montague   Clay, Montague, Wise

(1) Matlock resigned 9/24/1884. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Judge Avery L. Matlock, "Judge Matlock Is Buried Here," 7/16/1933, p. 3. Former member of state legislature and manager of the XIT Ranch. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • MATLOCK, AVERY L. (1852-1933). Birth date 4/22/1852, death date 7/14/1933. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary and photo, Judge A.L. Matlock, "Services Set for Matlock," 7/14/1933, p. 11-A. San Antonio Light.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 242-243. Birth date 4/23/1852. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Avery L. Matlock, birth date 4/23/1852 in Blunt County, Tennessee, death date 7/13/1933 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, attorney, Judge Corporation Court. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Avery Lenoir Matlock (1852-1933), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, with spouse Alice Hyatt Matlock. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.L. Matlock, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.L. Matlock, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Frontier Protection  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands (Chair) 
    Stock and Stockraising  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    County Governments and County Finances  
    Indian Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts, Apportionment  

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