Malcolm D. Graham

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Malcolm Daniel Graham
Texas State Senate
Texas State Attorney General
GovernorSam Houston
Representative from Texas to the Confederate Congress
PresidentJefferson Davis

Malcolm Daniel Graham (July 6, 1827 – October 6, 1878) was a Confederate politician. He was born in Autauga County, Alabama and later moved to Texas. He served in the Texas State Senate in 1857 and as Attorney General from 1858 to 1860. He was a delegate to the Texas Secession Convention and was signer of the Ordinance of Secession.[1] He represented the state in the First Confederate Congress from 1862 to 1864. He also served as a colonel in the Confederate Army.[2][3] He was married to Sarah Cornelia Bethea.[4] He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Montgomery, Alabama.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ B. P. Gallaway. Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy: Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War. University of Nebraska Press; 1994 [Retrieved 6 August 2017]. ISBN 0-8032-7036-4. p. 235–237.
  2. ^ "Graham, K to N". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  3. ^ Cutrer, Thomas W. (June 15, 2010). "GRAHAM, MALCOLM DUNCAN". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved June 9, 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Malcolm Daniel Graham". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
Legal offices
Preceded by
James Willie
Attorney General of Texas
1858-1860
Succeeded by
George M. Flournoy