Hon. Tankesley

Marshall Tankersley

Full Name: Marshall Tankersley
Date of birth: January 8, 1856
Date of death: March 21, 1913

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 92 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 33 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Marshall Tankersley, age 56, born circa 1857 in Houston, death date 3/21/1913 in Houston, Harris County, burial in Glenwood Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Death notices, Marshall Tankersley, "former member of the Texas Legislature," 3/21/1913, p. 1, and 3/22/1913, p. 7. Houston Chronicle.
  • Death notice, 3/22/1913, p. 12. Relatives: father: B.F. Tankersley, son Marshall Tankersley. Houston Post.


  • Photograph. Hon. Tankesley, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M. Tankersly, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Internal Improvement  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
17th R.S. - 1881
Internal Improvements  
Revenue and Taxation  
Towns and City Corporations  

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