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Rufus Burrow Lankford

R.B. Lankford
Full Name: Rufus Burrow Lankford
Other surnames: Langford
Birth date: August 19, 1838
Death date: March 14, 1919

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) R.B. Langford, Montague. Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • 21st Legislature (1889) - R.B. Lankford, postoffice Bowie, nativity Alabama, age 50 (born circa 1839), farmer, 20 years in Texas, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
  • Rufus B. Lankford, marriage to Ann H. Hammack 2/16/1860 in DeKalb County, Alabama.
    Census of 1870 - R.B. Langford, Lamar County, Texas, born circa 1838 in Alabama, living in household with A.H. Langford, female, age 26, and S.E. Langford, female, age 3.
    Census of 1880 - Rufus Lankford, Montague County, Texas, age 41, born circa 1839 in Alabama, wife Anhaseltine, daughter Sarah E.
    Census of 1900 - Rufus B. Lankford, Elk Township, Washita County, Okahoma, age 62, born August 1838 in Alabama, wife Ann H.
    Census of 1910 - R.B. Lankford, Elk Township, Washita County, Oklahoma, age 71, born circa 1839 in Alabama, farmer, wife A.H. FamilySearch . 1880 1910
  • 1900 1870 Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950
  • Rufus Burrow Lankford, birth date 8/19/1838 in Ft. Payne, Alabama, death date 3/14/1919 in Hall, San Saba County, Texas, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • R.B. Lankford, birth date 8/19/1838, death date 3/14/1919, burial in Richland Springs Cemetery, San Saba County, with A.H. Lankford, wife of R.B. Lankford (Ann Hazeltine Hammack Langford). Find a Grave .
  • "Charles Atchison married the only child of Capt. and Mrs. R.B. Lankford, while he was serving as representative from this county in Austin." "Mrs. E.R. Mangum's Grandparents Came to This County in June of 1872," The Bowie News (Bowie, Montague County), 7/24/1958, section 9, p. 7, crediting Bowie Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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