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David Decatur Rosborough

Full Name: David Decatur Rosborough
Other surnames: Roseborough
Date of birth: September 14, 1816
Date of death: October 26, 1907

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 17 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Belton / Bell   Bell, Falls, Milam
H 28 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Belton / Bell   Bell, Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • D.D. Roseborough in 13th Legislature, D.D. Rosborough in 14th Legislature. House Journal. 13th R.S. 14th R.S.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • D.D. Rosborough, farmer, born in South Carolina, age 57. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . ., 1874.
  • Census of 1860 - D.D. Rosborough, Bell County, age 43, born circa 1817 in South Carolina, farmer.
    Census of 1870 - D.D. Rosboroagh, Bell County, age 54, born circa 1816 in South Carolina, farmer.
    Census of 1880 - D.D. Rosborough, Bell County, age 63, born circa 1817 in South Carolina, farmer, widowed, living in household of son-in-law James T. Pryor.
    Census of 1900 - David D. Rosborough, Belton, Bell County, age 85, born September 1815 in South Carolina, farmer. FamilySearch. 1860 1870 1880 1900
  • D.D. Rosborough. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.


  • Photograph. D.D. Rosborough, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. D.D. Roseborough, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Lighting the State House with Gas (Co-Chair) 
Public Buildings (Chair) 
Rooms in Capitol Building (Co-Chair) 
State Affairs  
13th R.S. - 1873
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
Tax Laws, Laws Regulating Fees of Office, and Costs Arising in Judicial Proceedings  

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