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John M. McDonald John M. McDonald
Full Name: John Matthews McDonald
Date of birth: 1827
Date of death: April 14, 1883

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • MCDONALD, JOHN MATTHEW (1827-1883). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • "Honoring Athens' first mayor," by Rep. Jeb Hensarling, U.S. House of Representatives, 4/6/2006. John Matthews McDonald was "first known Mayor of Athens, Texas." Volume 152, Number 44, Friday, 4/7/2006. Congressional Record.
  • John Matthews McDonald, birth 1827 in Moore County, NC, death date 4/14/1883 in Athens, Henderson County. Member of 13th Texas Legislature. Descendants of James Mor Macdonald, IX: James McDonald family of Moore County, North Carolina, 2007.
  • J.M. McDonald, Athens, Henderson County, born in NC, lawyer, age 45. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
  • John Matthews McDonald (1827-1883), historical marker, interment in Athens Cemetery, Henderson County. State representative. Find a Grave.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John M. McDonald, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. John McDonald, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Apportionment  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Immigration  
    Judge T.C. Barden, 16th Judicial Court  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Lampasas County Disturbance  
    Military Affairs  
    Redistricting  
     

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