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R.L. Henderson Robert Lawson Henderson
Full Name: Robert Lawson Henderson
Date of birth: December 26, 1889
Date of death: June 9, 1953

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 97-1 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
H 61 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Robert Lawson Henderson, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 (service branch: Army, unit: Provost Guard Company, Camp Pike Arkansas, Infantry). Ancestry.com.
  • United States Army, Corporal, Provost Guard Company, Camp Pike, World War I. Robert L. Henderson, Waco, McLennan County, born in Longview, age 28 6/12 yrs, inducted at Waco, Texas, 5/27/1918. Includes application for Victory Medal to the Adjutant General of the Army. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • Robert Lawson Henderson, birth date 12/26/1889 in Longview, permanent home address in Waco, McLennan County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Robert Lawson Henderson. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • Corporal, Provost Guard Company, World War I. Military grave marker, Robert L. Henderson, birth date 12/26/1889, death date 6/9/1953 in Waco, burial in Alpine Presbyterian Cemetery, Longview, Gregg County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Robert Lawson Henderson, birth date 12/26/1889 in Longview, Gregg County, death date 6/9/1953 in Waco, McLennan County, parents Sylvester Fair Henderson and Nancy Armenda Smith, spouse Maggie Burleson Easterling, son Robert Lawson Henderson, Jr. Day/Fountain Smith/Roach Sweet/Thompson Anderson/Leake Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Not found in Census of 1900-1920 in McLennan County, Texas.
    Census of 1900 - Robert L. Henderson, Gregg County, age 10, born December 1889 in Texas, son of Sylvester and Nancy A. Henderson.
    Census of 1910 - Robert L. Henderson, Gregg County, age 20, born circa 1890 in Texas, son of Fair L. and Nancy A. Henderson.
    Census of 1930 - Robert H. Henderson, Waco, McLennan County, age 39, born circa 1891 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Maggie.
    Census of 1940 - Robert L. Hendson [Henderson], Waco, McLennan County, age 50, born circa 1890 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Maggie, son Bobbie. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1930 1940
  • Robert L. Henderson, birth date 12/26/1889, death date 6/9/1953 in Waco, removal to Alpine Cemetery, Longview, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Robert L. Henderson. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - R.L. Henderson, postoffice Waco, nativity Texas, age 31 (born circa 1890), 31 years in Texas, attorney, member of former legislatures: 35th [sic], Democrat.
    38th Legislature (1923) - R.L. Henderson, postoffice Waco, nativity Texas, age 33 (born circa 1890), lawyer, member of former legislatures: 35th [sic], 37th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual. 37th 38th
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.L. Henderson, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.L. Henderson, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    Rules  
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Senatorial Districts  
     

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