Murdock M. McLeod (Hinds County)


M. M. McLeod

State House: 1884-1885
Secretary of State: 
Oct-Nov 1873

Born: c. 1847 in Ohio
Died: December 1895 in Aberdeen, MS

Attorney who served as Jackson’s city clerk. Most commonly referred to as M. M. McLeod. In October 1873, Governor Ridgley Powers appointed him Secretary of State, a position he resigned only weeks later. Listed on the 1880 census in Jackson with wife Caledonia (“Callie”). Callie died in 1907, and the Clarion-Ledger called her “one of the wealthiest negro women of the south.”

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