Robert Crudup

Full Name: Robert Crudup
Date of birth: August 10, 1801
Date of death: July 13, 1870

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Feb 8, 1870 - Jul 13, 1870 12th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)   Republican Waco / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan

(1) "In its statistics of the House of Representatives, the State Journal says . . . the oldest Republican is Hon. Robert Crudup, of McLennan, aged 66; the oldest Democrat is Hon. J.R. McKee, of Fannin, aged 56. The youngest Republican is Hon. W.G. Robinson, of Bowie; the youngest Democrat is Hon. J.G. Smythe, of Jasper." 5/29/1870, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Elected to the Texas House of Representatives, Crudup took the oath of office on April 26, 1870. Crudup, a Republican, was appointed to the Immigration Committee. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Waco is in central McLennan County. When McLennan County was organized in 1850, Waco Village was selected as the county seat. Handbook of Texas Online.
(4) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/8/1870. House Journal.
(5) George W. Patten, in special election 11/28/1870 through 12/1/1870, sworn 1/20/1871, succeeded Robert Crudup, died 7/13/1870. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Waco, McLennan County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(7) Party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
(8) Falls County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.

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Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Memorial resolution; resolution awarding per diem pay and mileage to widow of deceased member Robert Crudup; and motion to drape the seat of the late Hon. Robert Crudup in mourning for thirty days, p. 616-618. House Journal.

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Committee Information top

12th 1st C.S. - 1870

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