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M.H. Whaley Missouri H. Whaley
Full Name: Missouri H. Whaley
Date of birth: February 28, 1836
Date of death: June 10, 1904

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Saint Jo / Montague   Clay, Montague
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, M.H. Whaley, p. 884. Born 2/28/1836 in Rhea County, Tennessee. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Obituary, M.H. Whaley, St. Jo, Texas, 6/14/1904, p. 6. "He was a member of the Eighteenth [sic] legislature from this (Montague) and Clay counties, and afterward served two terms as collector of taxes for this county." Fort Worth Record and Register.
  • Biographical sketch, W.H. Whaley, p. 59. Born in Rhea County, Tennessee. District clerk of Cooke county in 1867, started a mill in Cooke County in 1869, resided in St. Jo, Montague County for the past seven years. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company B, 11th Texas Cavalry. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • 11th Texas Cavalry muster roll of 5/25/1861 includes M.H. Whaley. Texas in the Civil War, 1998.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - Henager M. Whaley, Cooke County, age 34, born circa 1836 in Tennessee, black smith, wife Jane.
    Census of 1880 - M.H. Whaley, Saint Jo, Montague County, age 44, born circa 1836 in Tennessee, miller, wife J. Whaley.
    Census of 1900 - Missouri H. Whaley, Montague, Montague County, age 64, born February 1836 in Tennessee, tax collector, wife Jane. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • M.H. Whaley (1836-1904), burial in Mountain Park Cemetery, Saint Jo, Montague County. Find a Grave.
  • Missouri Hennegar Whaley, birth date 2/28/1836, death date 6/10/1904. Message board post, Airheart Connections. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M.H. Whaley, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
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    Finance  
    Public Land and Land Office  
     

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