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Dr. H.M. Burrows Hiram Mack Burrows
Full Name: Hiram Mack Burrows
Other surnames: Burrough, Burroughs
Date of birth: May 8, 1821
Date of death: June 2, 1890

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Dalby Springs / Bowie   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris

(1) Representative apportionment - Ordinance adopted by Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas, 1875. "Eleventh District - The counties of Marion, Cass, Bowie and Morris shall elect three representatives; Cass to be the returning county." University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) "State News: Bowie County," Saturday, 2/5/1876, p. 2. "The mass meeting held at Benton, on Saturday, nominated Dr. H. M. Burrows, of Dalby Springs, as Representative for this county." Galveston Daily News.
(3) H.M. Burrough, Harrison County [sic]. House Journal.
(4) H.M. Burrows, Boston, Bowie County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) H.M. Burrows, Bowie County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Rev. Hiram Mack Burrows, birth date 5/8/1821, death date 6/2/1890 on grave marker, husband of Elizabeth J., biographical sketch, portrait, burial in Dalby Springs Cemetery, Dalby Springs, Bowie County. Find a Grave.
  • Possibly H.M. Burroughs mentioned in biographical sketch of Dr. William Kimbell Read, Part 2, Bowie County, p. 142. The Medicine Man in Texas, 1930.
  • Biography, H.M. Burrows, 55 years old in 1876, "resides in Bowie County," pp. 71-72. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Description of militia and Confederate service and the history of the Williamson Grays, enrolled by Burrows, 10/7/1861. Biographical sketch, Rev. Hiram Mack Burrows. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company C, 7th Texas Cavalry. Hiram Mack Burrows, birth date 5/8/1821, death date 6/2/1890. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Died at Texarkana", Fort Worth Gazette, 6/4/1890, Page 6, Image 6, end of col. 6-7, dateline June 2. "Dr. H.M. Burrows, a prominent physician and ex-representative of this county, died at his home today. He was well known in southern Texas as an eloquent minister of the gospel." Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Census of 1870 - H.M. Burrows, Powell Grove Post Office, Bowie County, age 49, physician, born in Kentucky, wife Elizabeth J.
    Census of 1880 - Hyram M. Burrows, Dalby Springs 4 PCT, Bowie County, age 59, physician, born in Kentucky, wife Elizabeth J.
    No H.M. Burrough/s in Harrison or Bowie County; no H.M. Burrows in Harrison County. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • H. Burrows, "Ready to make laws. . .Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • H.M. (Rev) Burrows, birth date 5/8/1821, death date 6/2/1890, dbl w/Elizabeth. Interment in Dalby Springs Cemetery, Bowie County. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. H.M. Burrows, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
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