F.M. Dougherty

Francis Marion Dougherty

Full Name: Francis Marion Dougherty
Other surnames: Daugherty
Date of birth: February 13, 1826
Date of death: December 27, 1895

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
H 50 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (3) (4)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
H 6 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (5)     Unknown / Collin   Collin

(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(3) Bio spells name Dougherty; roster spells name Daugherty. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(5) Included "[a]mong 1855 legislators that this writer has positively identified as Know Nothings." The party was active in Texas at the state level between 1855 and 1857. "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414, 416-417. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources


  • Photograph. F.M. Dougherty, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  
State Printing Office at the Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb  
16th R.S. - 1879
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Penal Code, Select  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  
6th R.S. - 1855
Claims and Accounts  
Contingent Expenses  
Indian Affairs  
Land Office  
Roads, Bridges, and Ferries  

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