J.W. Robbins

John William Robbins

Full Name: John William Robbins
Date of birth: November 12, 1852
Date of death: March 21, 1918

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 103 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Tolbert / Wilbarger   Wichita, Wilbarger, Greer
H 103 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Tolbert / Wilbarger   Wichita, Wilbarger, Greer

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, John William Robbins, "John W. Robbins, Former State Treasurer, Dies: Was Well Known Prohibition Leader and Church Worker—Funeral This Afternoon," 3/22/1918, p. 2. Born 11/12/1852 in Talladega County, Alabama. "In 1889 he moved to Wilbarger County, near Vernon, and entered the cattle business. Representing his county several years in the Legislature he became, in 1899, State Treasurer, retaining this position until 1907." Austin Statesman.
  • ROBBINS, JOHN W. (1852-1910). Death date 3/15/1910. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, John W. Robbins, p. 124. Born 11/12/1852 in Talladega County, Alabama, married Sarah J. Long 10/21/1877 in Tyler, Texas. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, John W. Robbins, State Treasurer of the State of Texas, pp. 20-21. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • John W. Robbins, birth date 11/12/1852 in Alabama; death date 3/21/1918 in Austin, Travis County, Texas; retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John W. Robbins, birth date 11/12/1852, death date 3/21/1918, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, with wife Sarah J. Long. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Comptroller's Department, Special  
Engrossed Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
Stock and Stockraising  
24th R.S. - 1895
Agricultural Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Printing  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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