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Robert A. Cain

R.A. Cain
Full Name: Robert A. Cain
Birth date: March 10, 1851
Death date: February 20, 1927

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


  • Photograph. R.A. Cain, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. R.A. Cain, State Preservation Board

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Robert A. Cane, Wood County, born circa 1851 in Georgia, farmer, wife Margaret M.
    Census of 1900 - Robert A. Cain, Wood County, age 49, born March 1851 in Georgia, dry goods groc., wife Maergian, daughters Ether A., Vester I., Irma V., and Lole, son William O.
    Census of 1910 - R.A. Cain, San Patricio County, age 59, born circa 1851 in Georgia, coal bank, wife Margaret, son William O., daughters Irma V. and Lora V.
    Census of 1920 - Robert A. Cain, San Patricio County, age 68, born circa 1852 in Georgia, wife Maggie M., daughter Lora FamilySearch . 1910 1900
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  • Robert A. Cain, birth date 3/10/1851 in Georgia; death date 2/20/1927 in Mathis, San Patricio County, Texas; banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Robert A. Cain, birth date 3/10/1851, death date 2/20/1927, burial in Tom Mathis Cemetery, Mathis, San Patricio County, with spouse Maggie M. Cain. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "R.A. Cain, Mathis Banker Is Called by Death," Aransas Pass Progress, 2/25/1927, p. 2, crediting Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library. Robert A. Cain, resident of Mathis, San Patricio County since 1910. "Deceased was native of Ringgold, Ga., coming from there to Wood County, Tex., in 1877. There he became well known in financial and political circles." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - R.A. Cain, postoffice Albia, nativity Georgia, age 42 (born circa 1851), farmer, 16 years in Texas, Populist. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Obituary, "To the Memory of R.A. and J.W. Cain," 3/2/1927, p. 23. R.A. Cain, "He represented Wood county in the legislature one term . . . " Wood County Democrat (Quitman, Texas) .

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