N.M. Burford

Nathaniel Macon Burford

Full Name: Nathaniel Macon "Nat" Burford
Date of birth: June 24, 1824
Date of death: May 10, 1898

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2)     Dallas / Dallas Speaker   Dallas

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) "Burford was a Democrat." Handbook of Texas Online.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 19th Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Nathaniel Macon Burford. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 26, 118, Plate No. 47. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.

Other Resources

  • Nat M. Burford, birth date 6/24/1824 in Smith County, Tennessee; death date 5/10/1893 in Dallas; burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, with wife Mary Knight Burford. Find a Grave.
  • Judge Nathaniel M. Burford of the Dallas and Ellis district presided over the first district court of Parker County in 1856, "The First Court," pp. 19-21. Historical Sketch of Parker County and Weatherford, Texas, 1877.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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