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Cornelius McAnelly
Full Name: Cornelius McAnelly
Date of birth: 1808
Date of death: April 25, 1855

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Nov 7, 1853 - Apr 25, 1855 5th (1) (2)     Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) 5th Legislature - 11/7/1853, p. 2. Included in "roll of Senators elected being called by districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 1st Legislature - Opinion of the Honorable Antonio Navarro on the contested election in Harris County between Messrs Brashear and McAnelly. Senate Journal.
  • 1st Legislature - Report of the committee on Elections on the contested election in Harris County between Messrs Brashear and McAnelly. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • 5th Legislature - Biographical sketch, physician, "McAnelly was a member of the ailing Whig party," pp. 244-245. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Other Resources
  • Included on list of "Texas Whigs Named in Newspapers and Identified From the Census of 1850," Vol. 73, No. 1, pp. 30-33. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Discusses contested election in Harris County between Cornelius McAnelly and Isaac W. Brashear, 1st Legislature, p. 180. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • MCANELLY, CORNELIUS (ca. 1808-1855). "Born about 1808 in Kentucky . . . will was filed in Harris County on 4/25/1855." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    5th R.S. - 1853
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