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Robert Teague Milner Robert Teague Milner
Full Name: Robert Teague Milner
Other surnames: Miller
Date of birth: June 21, 1851
Date of death: July 30, 1923

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk Speaker   Rusk
H 6 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (2) (3)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Rusk
H 6 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (4) (5)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Rusk

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) "Nomination by the Democrats of his district," p. 156. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(5) Robert T. Miller, Henderson. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • MILNER, ROBERT TEAGUE (1851-1923). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Robert Teague Milner, pp. 156-157. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch, Robert Teague Milner, pp. 371-372. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Robert Teague Milner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, p. 231. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Obituary, Colonel Robert Teague Milner, "Former President of A. & M. College Dies at Henderson: Was Member of State Legislature Three Consecutive Sessions," The Houston Post, 7/31/1923, p. 1. Born 6/22/1851 in Cherokee County, Alabama. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 31st Speaker of the House of Representatives: Robert Teague Milner. Photo and biographical sketch. Born 6/21/1851 in Cherokee County, Alabama. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Rosalind Langston, "The Life of Colonel R.T. Milner," Vol. 44, No. 4, April 1941, pp. 407-451, and Vol. 45, No. 1, July 1941, pp. 24-73, crediting Texas State Historical Association. Born 6/21/1851 in Cherokee County, Alabama. Southwestern Historical Quarterly. April 1941 July 1941
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Robert T. Milner, Henderson, Rusk County, age 49, born June 1851 in Alabama, editor Henderson Times. FamilySearch.
  • Robert Teague Milner, birth date 6/22/1852 in Center, Cherokee County, Alabama, death date 7/30/1923 in Henderson, Rusk County, Texas, editorial writer and teacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Robert Teague Milner (1851-1923), burial in Old Henderson City Cemetery, Henderson, Rusk County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.T. Milner, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.T. Milner, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert Teague Milner, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Education (Chair) 
    Fish and Game Laws  
    General Education Bill  
    Internal Improvements  
    Rules  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Internal Improvement  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
     

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