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Robert Christian Eckhardt

Bob Eckhardt
Full Name: Robert Christian "Bob" Eckhardt
Birth date: July 16, 1913
Death date: November 13, 2001

Terms of Service

  • House, 59th Legislature
    1/12/1965 - 1/10/1967
  • House, 58th (1) Legislature
    1/8/1963 - 1/12/1965
  • House, 57th Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 1/8/1963
  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
(1) Sworn 11/16/1962. Oaths of Office .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Robert J. Eckhardt mentioned in biographical sketch of his father, Robert C. Eckhardt and his mother, Caroline Kleberg Eckhardt. Robert J. is brother of Dr. Joseph C.A. Eckhardt of Austin. [Father of Robert Christian Eckhardt.] Biographical sketches and portraits, Volume III, pp. 1209-1213; Volume IV, pp. 1701-1702. A History of Texas and Texans 1916.
  • ECKHARDT, Robert Christian (1913-2001). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress .
  • United States Army, World War II, 1942-1944. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress .
  • Wurzbach family group sheet includes Robert [C.] Eckhardt, "state legislator and U.S. Congressman from Houston, Harris Co., TX," son of Joe Eckhardt and Norma Wurzbach Eckhardt. Relatives: Robert J. Eckhardt - uncle; Robert Christian Eckhardt - nephew. Descendants of Johann Jonathan Wurzbach 2007.
  • Wurzbach family group sheet. Relatives: Charles Louis Wurzbach - father; William A. Wurzbach - son. Relatives: William A. Wurzbach - uncle; Robert [Christian] Eckhardt - nephew. Descendants of Johann Jonathan Wurzbach 2007.
  • Biography in LRL collection, 342.73 EC57K. Eckhardt: There Once Was a Congressman From Texas 2007.
  • Robert C. Eckhardt, birth date 7/16/1913, death date 11/13/2001, last place of residence Travis County. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index .
  • Robert Christian Eckhardt (1913-2001), photo, burial in Austin Memorial Park, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave .
  • Geneaology and biographical sketch of Charles L. Wurzbach. Daughter Norma was the mother of Robert Christian Eckhardt. Relatives: Charles Louis Wurzbach - grandfather; Robert Christian Eckhart - grandson, With the makers of San Antonio. . . HeritageQuest Online .
  • Relatives: Rudolph Kleberg - granduncle; Robert Christian "Bob" Eckhardt - grandnephew. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries .
  • Siblings Rudolph, Marcellus, and Caroline Kleberg [Eckhardt] mentioned in biographical sketch of their father, Robert Justus Kleberg. Relatives: Rudolph and Marcellus Kleberg - granduncles; Robert Christian Eckhardt - grandnephew. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas 1997.
  • Memorial, May 2002, p. 470. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Air Force. Memorial, May 2002, p. 470. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Biographical sketch, 86th Legislature. Relatives: Robert C. Eckhardt - father, Sarah Eckhardt - daughter. Texas Senate .
  • Book in LRL collection, 342.73 EC57. The Tides of Power: Conversations on the American Constitution between Bob Eckhardt, Member of Congress from Texas, and Charles L. Black, Jr., Sterling Professor of Law, Yale University 1976.
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