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James Robert Keith

J.R. Keith
Full Name: James Robert "Bob" Keith
Birth date: August 7, 1878
Death date: July 27, 1928

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Jas. R. Keith, Cleburne, Johnson County, age 22, born August 1878 in Texas, student, father Jas. H. Keith, mother Octavia Keith.
    No J.R. Keith in Census of 1910, Johnson County, Texas.
    Census of 1920 - James R. Keith, Cleburne, Johnson County, age 41, born circa 1879 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Eula. FamilySearch . 1900 1920
  • James Robert Keith, birth date 8/7/1878 in Texas, death date 7/27/1928 in Cleburne, Johnson County, lawyer, father J.H. Keith, mother Octavia Jane Miller. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • United States Army, Captain, 358th Infantry, World War I. James Robert Keith, birth date 8/7/1878, residence in Cleburne, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • J.R. (Bob) Keith, birth date 8/7/1878, death date 6/27/1928, burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Johnson County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Death notice, J.R. (Bob) Keith, Stephenville Tribune, 6/29/1928, p. 1, crediting Dublin Public Library. Former Johnson County Attorney. World War I, 90th Division. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Candidate announcement, Hon. J.R. Keith, "For Representative," Clifton Record, 5/8/1914, p. 8, crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - J.R. Keith, postoffice Cleburne, nativity Texas, age 37 (born circa 1878), lawyer, 37 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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