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James R. Robinson James R. Robinson
Full Name: James R. Robinson
Date of birth: June 28, 1846
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Jacksboro / Jack   Jack, Wise, Young
H 41 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12)   Democrat Jacksboro / Jack   Jack, Wise, Young
(1) Jack County was established on August 27, 1856, and Mesquiteville was designated county seat; the town was later renamed Jacksboro. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Wise County. House Journal.
(3) Home address, Jacksboro; home county, Jack. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Postoffice, Jacksboro. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.
(5) Home county, Jack. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(6) Biographical sketch lists Robinson's district as 41; roster of members lists district 74; elected as an Independent, p. 228. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(7) District 41 comprised of Young, Wise, and Jack counties; District 44 comprised of Montague and Clay counties, p. 11, Acts 1882, 17th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(8) Name listed J.R. Robinson, House Journal.
(9) Represents district 41. House Journal.
(10) Name listed James R. Robinson. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(11) Represents district 44. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(12) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Biograpical sketch, J.R. Robinson, p. 259. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James R. Robinson, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James R. Robinson, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James R. Robinson, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Educational  
    Indian Affairs  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Land and Land Office (Chair) 
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Indian Affairs (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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