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Matthew Ector Matthew Duncan Ector
Full Name: Matthew Duncan Ector
Date of birth: February 28, 1822
Date of death: October 29, 1879

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Henderson / Rusk   Rusk
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, Mathew Duncan Ector, pp. 165-168. Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.
  • ECTOR COUNTY named for Mathew D. Ector. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • ECTOR, MATHEW DUNCAN (1822-1879). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Mathew Duncan Ector, Presiding Judge, Texas Court of Appeals, 1876-1879. Justices of Texas, 1836-1986 (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2004.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 14th Texas Cavalry; Brigadier General, appointed 8/23/1862. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Matthew Duncan Ector, p. 73. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Matthew Duncan Ector. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Matthew Duncan Ector, pp. 4, 26, 77, Plate No. 4. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Matthew Duncan Ector, birth date 2/28/1822, death date 10/29/1879, portrait, Ector County historical marker, interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave.
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Matthew Ector, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Private Land Claims No. 1  
    Private Land Claims No. 2  
    Public Debt  
    Slaves and Slavery  

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