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James H. Robertson James H. Robertson
Full Name: James Harvey Robertson
Date of birth: May 2, 1853
Date of death: March 2, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 10, 1911 - Mar 2, 1912 32nd   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 61 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 61 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 78 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Round Rock / Williamson   Williamson
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 33rd Legislature, R.S., 1/16/1913, p. 77. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, author of "Robertson Insurance Law," requiring insurance companies to invest 75 percent of reserve in the state, p. 78. Austin Lawyers: A Legacy of Leadership and Service, 2005.
  • ROBERTSON, JAMES HARVEY (1853-1912). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 1719. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 266. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, 3/5/1912, p. 4. Daily Advocate (Victoria, Texas).
  • James and John Robertson mentioned in A Twist At the End: "both of the Robertsons had served a term in the Texas legislature . . ." , p. 136. Relatives: John W. Robertson and James Harvey Robertson - brothers. Google Books.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James H. Robertson,18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James H. Robertson,30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James H. Robertson,31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James H. Robertson,32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Supreme Judicial Districts  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Insurance  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Insurance  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Asylums  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Appropriations  
    Common Carriers  
    David Crockett Painting  
    Education  
    Judiciary  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Rules  
    Senator Bailey, Investigate  
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
     

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