Robert Zapp

Full Name: Robert Zapp
Date of birth: October 20, 1820
Date of death: June 8, 1885

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Feb 9, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Radical Republican Round Top / Fayette   Bastrop, Fayette

(1) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870. House Journal.
(2) Party affiliation, Radical. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Included in list of "German wartime resistance leaders [who] subsequently became Republican politicians and civil servants." Baggett, James Alex, "Origins of Early Texas Republican Party Leadership," The Journal of Southern History, Vol.40(3), August 1974, p. 449. "Robert Zapp, who according to a Confederate official committed 'treasonable acts.'" Journal of Southern History.
  • Included on list of leaders of the Texas Constitutional Union Party in 1860. The party was formed in January of 1860. "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 238, 256-262. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.

Committee Information top

12th Adjourned - 1871
Internal Improvements  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
12th R.S. - 1871
Internal Improvements  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
Public Lands and Land Office  
12th 1st C.S. - 1870
Huntsville Penitentiary, Select  
Internal Improvement  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
Public Lands and Land Office  
12th Provisional - 1870
Printing and Contigent Expenses  

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