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Nelson P. Dolen
Full Name: Nelson P. Dolen
Other surnames: Dolan
Date of birth: March 26, 1832
Date of death: April 30, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 92 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) 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).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Nelson P. Dolen, p. 127. Born 3/26/1832 in Sullivan County, Tennessee. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Obituary, "Death of Dr. N.P. Dolan: A Former Citizen of Houston Dies on His Farm in Liberty County," Houston Daily Post, 5/1/1899, p. 8. "News reached this city yesterday of the death of Dr. N.P. Dolan, which occurred at his farm in Liberty county . . . His death occurred at 1 a.m. yesterday and he was buried at 4 p.m. . . . In 1884 or 188[?] he represented this county in the legislature . . . " Death date 4/30/1899. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Missouri State Guard, Confederate States Army. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Dr. N.P. Dolen, photo and obituary, possible burial at ranch in Dolan, Liberty County, or Cedar Bayou Masonic Cemetery, Baytown, Harris County. Find a Grave.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Finance  
    Internal Improvement  
    New Capitol, Furnishing  
    Revision of Rules (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    State Lunatic Asylum, Condition of Colored Inmates  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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