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Robert Gaston

Robert Gaston
Full Name: Robert K. Gaston
Birth date: July 23, 1812
Death date: April 6, 1881

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
    Democrat
  • House, 11th (1) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
     
  • House, 7th (3) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
     
  • House, 5th (2) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
     
(1) R.R. Gaston, District 17, Smith. Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) 5th Legislature - City/county, pp. 457-461. House Journal .
(3) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Probably Robert K. Gaston - birth date 7/23/1812, date of death 4/6/1881. burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County, TX. Find a Grave .
  • Listed in "Smith County and Seventh Senatorial District Legislators, 1st—16th Regular Sessions, 1846-1879," The Tyler Journal, 5/29/1936, p. 67, crediting Smith County Historical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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