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Robert Lane Robert Lane
Full Name: Robert H. Lane
Date of birth: March 15, 1815
Date of death: December 16, 1871

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Aug 6, 1866 - Oct 31, 1866 11th (1) (2) (3) (4)     Bonham / Fannin   Fannin, Hunt
H 23 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Bonham / Fannin   Fannin
(1) Lane resigned 10/31/1866, no successor. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 11th Legislature - 8/6/1866 (First Day), pp. 2, 4, all 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials. "Upon calling the roll of Districts, the following Senators responded and presented their credentials." Senate Journal.
(3) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(4) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age in 1866. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • LANE, ROBERT H. (1815-1871). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 63. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in The Papers of Andrew Johnson: February-July 1866, pp. 326-327. Robert H. Lane (c1815-fl1870), elected to State Legislature 1866 and later nominated by President Andrew Johnson and confirmed by Senate as internal revenue collector for Second District of Texas. Google Books.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert Lane, 11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of Senate members (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History). By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Judiciary  
    Manufacturing and Commerce  
    Private Land Claims  
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Land Office  
    Land Titles West of the Nueces, Select  
    Military Affairs, Governor's Message  
    Private Land Claims No. 1 (Chair) 
     

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