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Robert Morris Robert Morris
Full Name: Robert H. Morris
Date of birth: 1846
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 7 Jan 8, 1889 - Jul 9, 1890 21st (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Rusk / Cherokee   Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Van Zandt
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Morris resigned 7/9/1890. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 21st Legislature - 1/8/1889, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call : "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biography, p. 389. Born in 1846. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert Morris, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Commerce and Manufacture  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Judicial Department  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Memorial of John M. Swisher  
    Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Privilege and Elections  
    Public Printing  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  
    Treasurer and Comptroller's Offices (Chair) 
     

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