Middleton A. Drinkard

Full Name: Middleton A. "Mid" Drinkard
Date of birth: December 19, 1851
Date of death: April 13, 1926

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 60 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1) (2) (3)   Populist Mexia / Limestone   Limestone

(1) M.A. Drinkard, postoffice Mexia, Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) M.A. Drinkard of Limestone, populist. Discussion of populists elected to 24th Legislature, populist pluralities by county, and roster with party affiliation, "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," The Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) M.A. Drinkard, Mexia, Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," The Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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  • Middleton 'Mid' Drinkard, birth date 12/19/1851 in Clarke County, Alabama; death date 4/13/1926 in May, Brown County, Texas. Residence in Limestone in 1900 and birth of children in Limestone County, 1898 and 1902. Families Are Forever Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • "Card of Thanks" after the "illness and recent death of our beloved husband and father" from Mrs. Nora Drinkard and children, T.B., A.M., Jeremiah, and Ramon Drinkard, Eula Lee, Elzira Densman, Vetress White, and Ruby Windham. 4/27/1926, p. 4. Brownwood Bulletin.
  • Middleton Drinkard, marriage to Nora A. Robertson 7/15/1888 in Brown County, Texas.
    Census of 1900 - Mio [Mid] Drinkard, Limestone County, age 49, born December 1851 in Alabama, farmer, wife Nora A.
    Census of 1910 - Middleton Drinkard, Brown County, age 58, born circa 1852 in Alabama, farmer, wife Nora.
    Census of 1920 - M. Drinkard, Gotcher, Brown County, age 69, born circa 1851 in Alabama, wife Nora. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • Mid Drinkard, birth date 12/19/1851, death date 4/13/1926, burial in Blake Cemetery, Williams, Brown County, with spouse Nora Ann Drinkard. Find a Grave.
  • M.A. Drinkard, farmer, populist, in Texas 18 years in 1895, born in Alabama around 1852. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • M.A. Drinkard. Members of the Texas Legislature, 1846-1962, 1962.
  • M.A. Drinkard mentioned as Populist opponent of Austin Milton Kennedy of Mexia, "Kennedy of Limestone," p. 160. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.


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