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Robert Douglass Gage

R.D. Gage
Full Name: Robert Douglass Gage, Sr.
Birth date: October 16, 1860
Death date: December 12, 1953

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 24th (1) Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
    Democrat
(1) 24th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Robert Douglass Gage, birth date 10/16/1860, death date 12/12/1953, burial in Wintergreen Cemetery, Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, R.D. Gage, 12/15/1953, p. 12. "Gage came to Texas in 1883, beginning law practice at Pecos. He was Reeves County judge and in the Texas Legislature as a representative [sic] and state senator." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Obituary, Judge Robert Douglass Gage, "R.D. Gage Dies at Port Gibson (Mississippi): Funeral Today for Prominent Citizen," Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi), 12/13/1953, p. 1. "He was the oldest living graduate of the University of Mississippi . . . He was born in Port Gibson Oct. 16, 1860. After receiving his law degree from the University of Mississippi he went to West Texas in 1883 in to practice law, he became a county judge and also served in the Texas senate." Survivors include son R.D. Gage, Jr. Newspapers.com .
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