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Malcolm Duncan Graham

Full Name: Malcolm Duncan Graham
Date of birth: July 6, 1827
Date of death: October 8, 1878

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1) (2)     Henderson / Rusk   Rusk

(1) Listed in "New Senators elected: Democrats." Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) 7th Legislature - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment called by Districts, oath of office administered, 11/2/1857, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • GRAHAM, MALCOLM DUNCAN (1827-1878). "In 1857 he was elected to the Senate of the Seventh Legislature as a Democrat and in 1858 was elected attorney general in the Sam Houston administration." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 70. "Served one term as state senator, District 9, from 1857 until 1859. Elected attorney general and served from 1858 until 1860." Representing Texas: a Comprehensive History of U.S. and Confederate Senators and Representatives from Texas, 2008.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Colonel. "In May 1864 Davis appointed him judge advocate of the Trans-Mississippi with the rank of colonel." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 150, Plate No. 62. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.

Other Resources


Committee Information top

7th R.S. - 1857
Message of the Governor on Kansas Affairs  
Petition of Citizens on the Frontier, Relative to Indian Depredations  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Grounds  
State Affairs  

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