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Robert Reuben Williams

Robert Williams
Full Name: Robert Reuben "Bob" Williams
Birth date: May 31, 1839
Death date: March 11, 1941

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat
  • House, 27th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) Redistricting bill shows Hopkins County in district 18. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) District 18 comprised of Hopkins county; District 98 comprised of Blanco, Gillespie, Hays, and Comal counties, pp. 27, 31, Acts of 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 21, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(3) District 18 represented by R.R. Williams, p. 1. House Journal .
(4) District 18. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) District 18 represented by R.R. Williams, p. 63. Texas Legislative Manual .
(6) Roster of House members shows Williams representing district 98. Year Book for Texas, 1901 1902.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Robert Reuben Williams, birth date May 1839 in Tennessee, death date 3/11/1941 in Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas, photo, biographical sketch, interment in Cumby Cemetery, Cumby, Hopkins County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • WILLIAMS, ROBERT R. (1839-1941). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Second Sergeant, 24th Arkansas Infantry; later Captain. "In June 1862 he enlisted in the Confederate Army as a second sergeant in the Twenty-fourth Arkansas Infantry, joining the scouting service in November 1863. He was mustered out as a captain in 1865." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, Early History of Hopkins County Texas . . . HeritageQuest Online .

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