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Ralph Roy Smith

R.R. Smith
Full Name: Ralph Roy "Railroad" Smith
Birth date: February 21, 1880
Death date: March 20, 1944

Terms of Service

  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
  • House, 32nd (2) Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
    Democrat
  • House, 31st (1) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) PLEASANTON, TEXAS. "Pleasanton is at the intersections of Farm Roads 476, 5350, 1334 and U.S. Highway 281, five miles northeast of Jourdanton in northeast Atascosa County . . . Jourdanton became the county seat in 1910." Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Pleasanton. House Journal .
(4) Jourdanton, Atascosa County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Pleasanton. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Ralph Roy Smith, birth date 2/21/1880, death date 3/20/1944 in Jourdanton, Atascosa County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • "Historical Markers Dedicated During Jourdanton's Centennal Celebration," 9/16/2009. "Smith moved his newspaper from Pleasanton to Jourdanton in 1909 . . . " Pleasanton Express .

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