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Robert Rentfro

Robert Rentfro
Full Name: Robert Byron Rentfro
Other surnames: Renfro
Birth date: June 21, 1852
Death date: December 24, 1901

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 9/4/1890
(1) Republican. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Rentfro resigned 9/4/1890. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) "Judge Rentfro is an avowed and open Republican." Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
(4) A. Asberry, Elias Mays, and R.B. Renfro [Rentfro], Republicans. 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. "The star indicates republican; those unmarked are democrats. [Note - Quite a number of the members who are marked democrats were elected as independents.]" Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources


  • Photograph. Robert Rentfro, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
  • Photograph. Robert Rentfro, State Preservation Board

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