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A.C. Robbins Archibald Clyde Robbins
Full Name: Archibald Clyde "Archie" Robbins
Date of birth: December 5, 1884
Date of death: March 22, 1954

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 14, 1919 34th (2)   35th (1)   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson, Kaufman, Navarro
H 28 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson, Smith

(1) 35th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/9/1917, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(2) 34th Legislature - Elected November 3, 1914, oath of office administered to members elect, 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post.
  • Other Resources
  • In 1917 from Athens, Henderson County, age 31, born in Texas, business manager, Democrat. Died 3/22/1954. Card File.
  • Archibald Clyde Robbins, birth date 12/5/1884 in Henderson County, death date 3/22/1954 in Tyler, Smith County, usual residence in Athens, cattle rancher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • A. Clyde Robbins, birth date 12/5/1884, death date 3/22/1954, burial in Athens Cemetery, Athens, Henderson County. Find a Grave.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.C. Robbins, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.C. Robbins, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.C. Robbins, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, south wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Cannon Removal from Capitol Grounds  
    Congressional Districts  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Educational Affairs  
    Federal Relations  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Debt, Claims and Accounts  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Educational Affairs  
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Capitol Basement, Inspect  
    Coastal Waters of Texas  
    Common Carriers  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Private Corporations  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 

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