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M.J. Hathaway M.J. Hathaway
Full Name: Mord J. Hathaway
Date of birth: February 12, 1853
Date of death: May 2, 1942

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Hathaway resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(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
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, M.I. Hathaway, birth date 2/12/1853. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • M.J. Hathaway, birth date 2/12/1853, death date 5/2/1942, burial in Childress Cemetery, Childress, Childress County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Pioneer Attorney is Claimed by Death," Sunday, 5/3/1942, p. 14. Judge Mord J. Hathaway, pioneer West Texas attorney, county judge and member of the Legislature from Lamar County, who went to Childress from Fort Worth in 1908. Died Saturday morning, 5/2/1942. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M.J. Hathaway, 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
    County Government and County Finances (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Road Legislation  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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