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M.M. Hancock Martin M. Hancock
Full Name: Martin M. Hancock
Date of birth: June 22, 1840
Date of death: February 24, 1913

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 77 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Goldthwaite / Brown   Brown, Comanche

(1) Goldthwaite, now in central Mills County, was established in 1885 in what was then southern Brown County. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) W.M. Hancock, Goldthwaite, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 33rd Legislature, R.S., 2/27/1913, p. 733. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, born in Wilson County, Tennessee, in 1840. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • M.M. Hancock, birth date 6/22/1840, death date 2/24/1915 [sic: 1913 on grave marker photo], burial in Oakview Cemetery, Mullin, Mills County. Obituary, Goldthwaite, Member of 21st Legislature. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M.M. Hancock, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Privileges and Elections  

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