R.J. Brailsford

Robert Joseph Brailsford

Full Name: Robert Joseph Brailsford
Date of birth: January 25, 1833
Date of death: July 23, 1907

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Burkeville / Newton   Jasper, Newton, Tyler

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House District 3
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Burkeville / Newton
Counties in district: Jasper, Newton, Tyler

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company D E 27, Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Robert Joseph Brailsford, birth date 1/25/1833, death date 7/23/1907, burial in Burkeville City Cemetery, Burkeville, Newton County. Includes portrait. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Robert Brailsford, Burkville, Newton County, age 46, born circa 1834 in South Carolina, general retail merchant. FamilySearch.
  • Obituary, "Capt. R.J. Brailsford," 7/27/1907, p. 8. Death date Tuesday 7/23/1907, elected to 19th Legislature. Galveston Daily News.


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19th R.S. - 1885
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Contingent Expenses  
Public Buildings and Grounds  

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