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N.M. Burford Nathaniel Macon Burford
Full Name: Nathaniel Macon "Nat" Burford
Date of birth: June 24, 1824
Date of death: May 10, 1898

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2)     Dallas / Dallas Speaker   Dallas

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) "Burford was a Democrat." Handbook of Texas Online.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. American Legislative Leaders, 1850-1910, 1989.
  • Biographical sketch, Judge Nathaniel M. (Macon) Burford, pp. 130-131. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Obituary, "An Old Settler Gone: Something of the Life of Judge Nat M. Burford, Who Died Tuesday," 5/12/1898, p. 8. Dallas Morning News.
  • BURFORD, NATHANIEL MACON (1824-1898). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, "An Old Settler Gone: Something of the Life of Judge Nat M. Burford, Who Died Tuesday," Dallas News, 12th, reprinted in The Houston Daily Post, 5/16/1898, p. 10. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 19th Speaker of the House of Representatives: Nathaniel Macon Burford. Portrait and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 19th Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Nathaniel Macon Burford. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 26, 118, Plate No. 47. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Nat M. Burford, birth date 6/24/1824 in Smith County, Tennessee, death date 5/10/1893 in Dallas, burial in Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. N.M. Burford, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Nathaniel Macon Burford, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
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