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John William Robbins

J.W. Robbins
Full Name: John William Robbins
Birth date: November 12, 1852
Death date: March 21, 1918

Terms of Service

  • House, 25th Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899
  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Obituary, John William Robbins, "John W. Robbins, Former State Treasurer, Dies: Was Well Known Prohibition Leader and Church Worker—Funeral This Afternoon," 3/22/1918, p. 2. Born 11/12/1852 in Talladega County, Alabama. "In 1889 he moved to Wilbarger County, near Vernon, and entered the cattle business. Representing his county several years in the Legislature he became, in 1899, State Treasurer, retaining this position until 1907." Austin Statesman .
  • John W. Robbins, birth date 11/12/1852 in Alabama; death date 3/21/1918 in Austin, Travis County, Texas; retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • John W. Robbins, birth date 11/12/1852, death date 3/21/1918, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, with wife Sarah J. Long. Find a Grave .
  • ROBBINS, JOHN W. (1852-1910). Death date 3/15/1910. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, John W. Robbins, p. 124. Born 11/12/1852 in Talladega County, Alabama, married Sarah J. Long 10/21/1877 in Tyler, Texas. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, John W. Robbins, State Treasurer of the State of Texas, pp. 20-21. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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