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David Robinson David C. Robinson
Full Name: David C. Robinson
Date of birth: 1824
Date of death: June 4, 1891

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 86 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 86 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (3) (4)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) 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).
(3) Robinson resigned after Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 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
Other Resources
  • David C. Robinson, attorney, born in TN. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
  • Census of 1880 - D.C. Robinson, San Antonio, Bexar County, attorney, born circa 1830 in Tennessee. FamilySearch.
  • Obituary, "Death of Judge Robinson," 6/4/1891, p. 7. "Death of Judge D.C. Robinson occurred this morning at his residence . . . he was about 67 years of age." County judge in 1884, member of the Legislature from Bexar County 1888-1890. San Antonio Daily Light.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. David Robinson, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Absence of Member, Officers and Employees of the House, Investigate  
    Alamo Monument  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Rules  
    State Asylums  
    Town and City Corporations (Chair) 
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Judge Frank Willis, Investigation of Charges  
    Judiciary Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Revision of Rules  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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