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Robert Turner Flewellen

Robert Flewellen
Full Name: Robert Turner Flewellen, Sr.
Birth date: October 2, 1821
Death date: January 5, 1899

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
  • House, 9th Legislature
    11/4/1861 - 11/2/1863
  • House, 8th Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 11/4/1861
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Portrait, 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session. House Journal .


Other Resources

  • Robt. T. Flewellen, birth date 10/2/1821 in Monroe County, Georgia (on grave marker); death date 1/5/1899 in Houston, Texas; burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, with wife Eugenia A. Flewellen. Find a Grave .
  • FLEWELLEN, ROBERT TURNER (1821-1899). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, Dr. Robert F. Flewellen, The Daily Examiner (Navasota, Texas), 1/6/1899, p. 4, crediting Navasota Public Library. Birth date 10/2/1821 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; death date 1/5/1899 in Houston. "In 1859 he was elected to the house of representatives and again in 1861 from the district of Washington and Fayette counties . . . In 1875 he removed to Houston and was elected to represent Harris county in the legislature in 1878. He secured the passage by the legislature of the first bill for the charter of a medical college in Texas." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Dr. Robert T. Flewellen, pp. 237-238. Robert Turner Flewellen, Sr., born 10/2/1821 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Types of Successful Men of Texas 1890.
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