R.L. 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

Selected Newspaper articles

Other Resources

  • Robert Lee McDowra, birth date 6/18/1869 in Tennessee; death date 9/28/1959 in Pattonville, Lamar County, Texas; retired farmer, agriculture. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Robert L. McDowra (1869-1959), burial in Highland Cemetery, Deport, Lamar County, with spouse Della McDowra. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "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.


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Committee Information top

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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