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Nat Monroe Harrison
Full Name: Nat Monroe Harrison
Date of birth: May 12, 1849
Date of death: October 28, 1930

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

(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
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 42nd Legislature, R.S., 5/4/1931, p. 1841. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Nat M. Harrison, pp. 372, 375. Born 5/12/1849 in Limestone County, Alabama, elected to represent Upshur County in Legislature, married Lizzie A. Chadwick 11/24/1876. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, Nat. M. Harrison, pp. 136-137. Born 5/12/1849 in Limestone County, Alabama. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Obituary and photo, Nat Monroe Harrison, "N.M. Harrison Died Tuesday Afternoon: Pioneer Citizen Passes Away After a Short Illness; Was County Auditor," The Gilmer Daily Mirror, 10/28/1930, pp. 1, 4, crediting Upshur County Library. Born 5/12/1849 at Athens, Alabama, came to Gilmer with his parents in 1857. "In 1886 he was elected to the State Legislature, serving one regular session and one called session. In the called session he was among the members to receive for the State the present Capitol building." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • N.M. Harrison, birth date 5/13/1849 in Alabama, death date 10/28/1930 in Gilmer, Upshur County, county auditor, burial in Longview. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned, pp. 71, 80. County Clerk of Upshur County, 1860-1866. A History of Upshur County, Texas, 1966.
  • 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
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Public Printing  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  

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