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Morris Roberts

Morris Roberts
Full Name: Morris Roberts
Birth date: May 21, 1906
Death date: January 13, 1991

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 46th (2) & 45th (3) Legislatures
    1/12/1937 - 1/14/1941
    Democrat
  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937
    Democrat
  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .
(2) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature." Senate Journal .
(3) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, p. 2, listed in "Oath of Office Administered to Senators-Elect." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Census of 1940 - Morris Roberts, Bee County, age 33, born circa 1907 in Texas, oil refiner owner/refinery, spouse Camille G., daughter Catherine. FamilySearch .
  • Morris Roberts, birth date 5/21/1906, death date 1/13/1991, interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria County. Find a Grave .
  • Referred to as oil man "Senator Robert Morris, Pettus" in Chapter 1, "The Big Job," p. 7. The Legislature and the Texas People 1937.
  • Obituary and photo, "Advocate's Morris Roberts Dies: Newspaper Owner, Community Leader for 50 Years," 1/15/1991, pp. 1A and 12A, editorial p. 4A, via Google News. Victoria Advocate . p. 4A p. 12A
  • p. 1A
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