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J.W. Robertson
Full Name: John W. Robertson
Date of birth: 1840
Date of death: 1892

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 10, 1871 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1)   Democrat Calvert / Robertson   Freestone, Leon, Robertson
(1) J.W. Robertson, sworn 1/10/1871, succeeded S.J. Adams, sworn 2/12/1870, whose seat was declared vacant 6/6/1870, by reason of election fraud and intimidation. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of his brother James Harvey Robertson, p. 1719. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 421-428. Types of Successful Men of Texas, 1890.
  • Other Resources
  • John W. Robertson interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas. Birth year 1840; death year 1892. Austin Genealogical Society, 2001.
  • James and John Robertson mentioned in A Twist At the End: "both of the Robertsons had served a term in the Texas legislature . . ." , p. 136. Relatives: John W. Robertson and James Harvey Robertson - brothers. Google Books.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    House Employees, To Determine the Number of  
    Impeachment of Judge J.W. Oliver, Select  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Rules  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Private Land Claims  
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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