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Dr. H.M. Burrows Hiram Mack Burrows
Full Name: Hiram Mack Burrows
Other surnames: Burrough, Burroughs
Date of birth: May 8, 1821
Date of death: June 2, 1890

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Dalby Springs / Bowie   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
(1) Representative apportionment - Ordinance adopted by Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas, 1875. "Eleventh District - The counties of Marion, Cass, Bowie and Morris shall elect three representatives; Cass to be the returning county." University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) "State News: Bowie County," Saturday, 2/5/1876, p. 2. "The mass meeting held at Benton, on Saturday, nominated Dr. H. M. Burrows, of Dalby Springs, as Representative for this county." Galveston Daily News.
(3) H. Burrows, "Ready to make laws. . .Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(4) H.M. Burrough, Harrison County. House Journal.
(5) H.M. Burrows, home address, Boston, home county, Bowie. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) H.M. Burrows, home county, Bowie. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Rev. Hiram Mack Burrows, birth date 5/8/1821, death date 6/2/1890 on grave marker, husband of Elizabeth J., biographical sketch, portrait, interment in Dalby Springs Cemetery, Dalby Springs, Bowie County. Find a Grave.
  • Possibly H.M. Burroughs mentioned in biographical sketch of Dr. William Kimbell Read, Part 2, Bowie County, p. 142. The Medicine Man in Texas, 1930.
  • Biography, H.M. Burrows, 55 years old in 1876, "resides in Bowie County," pp. 71-72. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Description of militia and Confederate service and the history of the Williamson Grays, enrolled by Burrows, 10/7/1861. Biographical sketch, Rev. Hiram Mack Burrows. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company C, 7th Texas Cavalry. Hiram Mack Burrows, birth date 5/8/1821, death date 6/2/1890. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Died at Texarkana", Fort Worth Gazette, 6/4/1890, Page 6, Image 6, end of col. 6-7, dateline June 2. "Dr. H.M. Burrows, a prominent physician and ex-representative of this county, died at his home today. He was well known in southern Texas as an eloquent minister of the gospel." Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Census of 1870 - H.M. Burrows, Powell Grove Post Office, Bowie County, age 49, physician, born in Kentucky, wife Elizabeth J.
    Census of 1880 - Hyram M. Burrows, Dalby Springs 4 PCT, Bowie County, age 59, physician, born in Kentucky, wife Elizabeth J.
    No H.M. Burrough/s in Harrison or Bowie County; no H.M. Burrows in Harrison County. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • H.M. (Rev) Burrows, birth date 5/8/1821, death date 6/2/1890, dbl w/Elizabeth. Interment in Dalby Springs Cemetery, Bowie County. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. H.M. Burrows, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
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