M.P. McGee

Mordecai Purgior McGee

Full Name: Mordecai Purgior McGee
Other surnames: McGhee
Date of birth: April 21, 1869
Date of death: May 19, 1944

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 8 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 13, 1903 26th (2) (3)   27th (1)   Democrat Marshall / Harrison   Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Shelby

(1) 27th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(2) M.P. McGee announced "as a candidate for the State Senate, subject to the action of the democratic party," "For the State Senate," 5/19/1898, p. 8, 6th col. Marshall Evening Messenger.
(3) 26th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Memorial resolution for Bailey Browning, son of Senator M.P. McGee, 27th Legislature, 1st C.S., 8/29/1901, p. 92. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Mordecai Purgior McGee, birth date 4/21/1869 in Panola County; death date 5/19/1944 in Marshall, Harrison County; retired attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • M.P. McGee, birth date 4/21/1869, death date 5/19/1944, burial in Algoma Cemetery South and North, Marshall, Harrison County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, 5/19/1944, p. 1. "M.P. McGee, 75, widely known Marshall attorney and former state senator." "McGee Funeral Held Saturday," 5/21/1944, p. 8. Marshall News Messenger.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - M.P. McGee, postoffice Marshall, Harrison County, nativity Texas, lawyer, Democrat, age 31 (born circa 1870). Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. M.P. McGee, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M.P. McGee, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
Visit Storm Stricken District of Texas Coast  
26th R.S. - 1899
Commerce and Manufactures  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Federal Relations  
Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
Military Affairs  
Privileges and Elections  
State Affairs  

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