H.D. McDonald

Henry Dearborn McDonald

Full Name: Henry Dearborn McDonald
Date of birth: September 21, 1847
Date of death: April 22, 1925

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   20th (4) (5)   21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Paris / Lamar Senate President Pro Tempore (21st)   Fannin, Lamar, Red River

(1) 21st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/8/1889, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) 20th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/11/1887, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Judge H.D. M'Donald Expires, Succumbed in Office Wednesday," 4/23/1925, p. 1. Died 4/22/1925 in Paris. Former state senator and one of leading attorneys in North Texas. Corpus Christi Times.
  • H.D. McDonald, birth date 9/21/1846 in Lamar County, death date 4/22/1925 in Paris, Lamar County, attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Henry D. McDonald, death date 4/22/1925, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Alamo Monument  
Capitol Grounds  
Constitutional Amendments  
Employees of the Senate  
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
Public Lands  
State Asylums  
20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments  
Constitutional Amendments Address  
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
New Capitol Construction, Examine  
Public Debt  
Public Lands  
State Asylum  

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