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R.L. Williford R.L. Williford
Full Name: Robert Lee Williford
Date of birth: October 22, 1863
Date of death: March 6, 1933

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 12 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1)   Democrat Fairfield / Freestone   Brazos, Freestone, Limestone, Robertson
H 58 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Fairfield / Freestone   Freestone, Navarro
H 58 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (2)   Democrat Fairfield / Freestone   Freestone, Navarro
(1) 36th Legislature - 1/14/1919, pp. 1-2, listed as "member-elect" in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 5th, 1918. Senate Journal.
(2) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., 3/9/1933, p. 796. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., Senate Simple Resolution 65, 3/16/1933, p. 795. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Robert Lee Williford interment at Fairfield Cemetery, Freestone County, TX; birth date 10/22/1863; death date 3/6/1933. Find a Grave.
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - R.L. Williford, Fairfield, Freestone County, nativity Tennessee, age 54, lawyer. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.L. Williford, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.L. Williford, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.L. Williford, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Educational Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Ranger Force, Investigate  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Institutions and Departments (Vice Chair) 
    State Orphan Home, Investigate  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  
    Reforms in Criminal Procedure (Vice Chair) 
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Public Printing  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  

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