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Robert Lee Ragsdale

R.L. Ragsdale
Full Name: Robert Lee Ragsdale
Birth date: January 13, 1862
Death date: January 27, 1902

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Robert "Lee" Ragsdale," birth date 1/13/1862 in Houlka, Chicasaw County, Mississippi; death date 1/27/1902 in Denton, Denton County, Texas. billie nelson wimberly Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Death notice, Hon. R. Lee Ragsdale, 1/28/1902, p. 7. Death date 1/27/1902, "former member of the Legislature from this county [Denton]." Dallas Morning News .
  • Census of 1900 - Robert L. Ragsdale, Denton, Denton County, age 36, born January 1864 in Mississippi, attorney at law, mother Margurite, wife Laurie. FamilySearch .
  • Robert Lee Ragsdale (1862-1902), burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Denton, Denton County, with spouse Laurie Nichols Ragsdale. Find a Grave .
  • Mentions former State Representative R. Lee Ragsdale's involvement in establishment of State Industrial School for Girls, pp. 261-262. History of Denton County, From Its Beginning to 1960 1978.
  • Death notice, Hon. R. Lee Ragsdale, The Houston Daily Post, 1/29/1902, p. 3. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - R.L. Ragsdale, District 12, postoffice Denton, nativity Mississippi, age 29, lawyer, 17 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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