M.M. Felder

Myers Martindale Felder

Full Name: Myers Martindale Felder
Other surnames: Felde
Date of birth: July 13, 1832
Date of death: March 11, 1899

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 71 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Chappell Hill / Washington   Washington
H 71 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (2) (3)   Democrat Chappell Hill / Washington   Washington

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) M.M. Felde, Brenham. Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Company E, 5th Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade, enlisted 7/19/1851 at Washington, Texas, discharge 2/14/1863 at Columbia, South Carolina, as a Private; records show as M.M. Felder, also born as Miers Felder, according to War Department Memo. Miles Martindale Felder, death date 3/11/1899 in Washington County, Texas; widow Mrs. M.M. Felder, marriage date 12/26/1896 in Oktibbeha, Mississippi. Pension File No. 47995, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Miers Felder, Corporal, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, 1st Corporal, Company E, 5th Regiment, Texas Infantry. Military grave marker, M.M. Felder, birth date 7/13/1832 in Laurens County, South Carolina, death date 3/11/1899, burial in Masonic Cemetery, Chappell Hill, Washington County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Myers Martindale Felder, Democrat, farmer, age 71 in 1891, born in South Carolina. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


  • Photograph. M.M. Felder, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
21st R.S. - 1889
Claims and Accounts  
Commerce and Manufacture  
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Judicial Districts  
Senate Bill No. 18, 'An Act to require railroad companies in this State to provide separate coaches for white and colored passengers', Special Committee of Five  

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