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Robert A. Greer Robert A. Greer
Full Name: Robert Autry Greer
Date of birth: April 16, 1854
Date of death: December 4, 1919

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange, Tyler
S 14 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1)   23rd (2)   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler
(1) 24th Legislature - 1/8/1895, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold over senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 23rd Legislature - 1/10/1893, p. 1, All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day; 1/11/1893, p. 5, Resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, "Lawmakers of Texas: Something about Men Who Left Records at Austin: Cranford, Bowser, Simpson, Atlee, Imboden, Steele, Greer and Douglass. Their Personal and Political Points," 8/27/1893, p. 13. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Robert Autry Greer, volume III, p. 1330. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Biography and portrait, Greer Genealogical Website, Eighth Generation, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Robert Autry Greer (1854-1919), interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont. Find a Grave.
  • "Veteran Beaumont attorney, Robert A. Greer, dies at home," 12/5/1919, p. 2. Died "today" (dateline Dec. 4) at his home. Galveston Daily News.
  • "Judge Robert A. Greer dead; passing away in Beaumont; brother of Judge Hal W. Greer of Laredo and first of grand sons of Micajah Autrey to pass away," 12/7/1919, p. 10. Laredo Weekly Times.
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert A. Greer, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. Robert A. Greer, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert A. Greer, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert A. Greer, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Congressional Districts  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    General Land Office  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Private Land Claims  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Frontier Protection  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    State Asylums  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Office (Chair) 

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