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Marcellus French
Full Name: Marcellus French
Date of birth: February 14, 1831
Date of death: December 13, 1919

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Nov 27, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1) (2)     San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) French took the oath of office on 11/27/1857, p. 186. House Journal.
(2) Democrat. 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).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • FRENCH, MARCELLUS (1831-1919). Birth date 2/14/1831, death date 12/13/1917. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch of Marcellus French included in sketch of his brother, Captain James French, p. 361. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Texas Rangers, 1st Lieutenant. Marcellus French, birth date 2/14/1831, headstone shows death date 12/13/1919. Burial in Saint Johns Episcopal Church Cemetery, Halifax, Halifax County, Virginia. First judge of Atascosa County and also became a First Lieutenant in the Texas Rangers. Find a Grave.
  • Committee Informationtop
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Federal Relations  
    Indian Affairs  
    Translation of Spanish Documents by Geo. Fisher, Esq., in the State Library  

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