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Robert McDowra Robert Lee McDowra
Full Name: Robert Lee McDowra
Date of birth: June 18, 1869
Date of death: September 28, 1959

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Pattonville / Lamar   Lamar
H 36 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Pattonville / Lamar   Lamar
H 4 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Pattonville / Lamar   Lamar
(1) Personnel of the New Texas Legislature, House of Representatives, 12/17/1916, p. 23, lists R.L. McDowra, Pattonville, Lamar County. Galveston Daily News.
(2) R.L. McDowra of Paris, residence in Lamar County, pp. 2, 5. House Journal.
(3) Paris, Lamar County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Pattonville. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Robert Lee McDowra, birth date 6/18/1869 in Tennessee, death date 9/28/1959 in Pattonville, Lamar County. Burial in Highland Cemetery, Deport, Lamar County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • "R.L. McDowra, Former Solon, Dies Sunday," 9/28/1959, p. 1. " . . . he came to Texas in 1892, and had lived in the Pattonville area ever since." Paris News.
  • Family group sheet. Robert Lee McDowra - birth date 6/18/1869. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert McDowra, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd 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.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Cotton Pricing  
    Exterminating Pink Boll Worm, Investigate (Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Conflicting Extension Work  
    Municipal Corporations  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Representative Districts  

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