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Robert Benjamin Thrasher

R.B. Thrasher
Full Name: Robert Benjamin Thrasher
Birth date: December 16, 1892
Death date: September 15, 1985

Terms of Service

  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925
  • House, 37th Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, Robert Benjamin Thrasher, 9/17/1985, p. B4. Austin American-Statesman .
  • "Robert B. Thrasher Believed to Be Safe for Seat in House," 2/8/1920, p. 2. Austin Statesman .
  • United States Army, 2nd Lieutenant, World War I. Description of Army service in France, subsequent promotions to 1st Lieutenant and Captain. Biographical sketch, "Robt. B. Thrasher Candidate for a Legislative Seat," 2/5/1920, p. 3. Student in the "law department at the State University." Austin Statesman .
  • United States Army, 2nd Lieutenant, 168th Infantry, 42nd Division, World War I. French Croix de Guerre with bronze star. Robert B. Thrasher, event date 3/9/1918. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • Robert Benjamin Thrasher, birth date 12/16/1892 in Garfield, residence in Austin. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Robert Benjamin Thrasher, birth date 12/16/1892, death date 9/15/1985, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, with spouse Dorothy Hill Thrasher. Find a Grave .
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - Robert B. Thrasher, postoffice Austin, nativity Texas, age 30 (born circa 1893), lawyer, member of former legislatures: 37th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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