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Robert E. Yantis Robert Enoch Yantis
Full Name: Robert Enoch Yantis
Date of birth: July 22, 1848
Date of death: April 13, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 14, 1919 - Aug 16, 1919 36th (1)   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson, Smith
H 28 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson, Smith
H 29 Jul 28, 1910 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson
(1) Lloyd T. Smith, in special election 11/4/1919, sworn 5/27/1920, succeeded Robert E. Yantis, resigned 8/16/1919. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 35th-36th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) "Forecast of 32d Legislature: List of Democratic Nominees for Senate and House of Representatives: Elected for the Vacancies: Fifteen New Members of the Thirty-first are Chosen, Three of Them Senators," 8/6/1910, p. 11. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Robert E. Yantis, sworn 7/28/1910, succeeded John A. Mobley, resigned 12/22/1909. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 41st Legislature, 1st C.S., 4/29/1929, p. 43. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Robert Enoch Yantis, birth date July 1848, death date 4/13/1929, obituary from Athens Review 4/18/1929, interment in Athens Cemetery, Athens, Henderson County. Find a Grave.
  • "Two New Members: R.E. Yantis of Henderson and Daniel Watson of Hays Assumed Duties During Morning Session," 7/29/1910, p. 2. Includes information from speeches made by both new members. Galveston Daily News.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert E. Yantis, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert E. Yantis, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert E. Yantis, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Common Carriers (Chair) 
    Education  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Cannon Removal from Capitol Grounds  
    Common Carriers (Co-Chair) 
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Juvenile Reforms  
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
    To have printed the record of the impeachment trial.  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Education  
    Private Corporations  
    Public Printing  
     

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