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Dr. R.G. Piner, Jr. Robert Graham Piner
Full Name: Robert Graham Piner, Jr.
Date of birth: February 10, 1896
Date of death: August 26, 1944

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 42 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt, Rains
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Dr. Robert G. Piner, Jr., "Son of Former Honey Groveite Dies at Greenville," Honey Grove Signal-Citizen, 9/1/1944, p. 3, crediting Honey Grove Preservation League. Born 2/10/1897 in Sherman, "prominent former Greenville chiropractor and member of the Texas Legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Corporal, Company C, 144th Infantry, San Antonio, Texas, enlisted 5/1/1915, discharged 5/27/1919. Robert Graham Piner, Jr., birth date 2/10/1896, death date 8/26/1944. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • 4th Texas Infantry N.G., Corporal. Military grave marker, Corp. Robert G. Piner, Jr., birth date 2/10/1896, death date 8/26/1944, burial in Forest Park Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Robert Graham Piner, Jr., birth date 2/10/1897 (1897 written over 1896) in Grayson County, death date 8/26/1944 in Greenville, Hunt County, occupation: doctor chiropractor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Robert Graham Piner, birth date 2/10/1897 in Sherman, Texas, draft registration 6/5/1918 at Houston, Harris County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Robert Graham Piner, birth date 2/10/1896, draft registration at Greenville, Hunt County. FamilySearch United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  • "Dr. R.G. Piner of Greenville was the first Texas chiropractor to be elected to the State Legislature." History: 1930 to 1940, by Chris Dalrymple, DC, 1/13/2016. Texas Chiropractic Association.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. R.G. Piner, Jr., 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
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    Prison System, Special  
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