R.W. Calvert

Robert Wilburn Calvert

Full Name: Robert Wilburn Calvert
Date of birth: February 22, 1905
Date of death: October 6, 1994

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 60 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill Speaker   Hill, Navarro
H 60 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill, Navarro
H 60 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill, Navarro

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "Speaker's Office Now a Prize Plum," 9/15/1980. Dallas Morning News.
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Banks and Banking (Chair) 
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
House Bill 8 Irregularities, Special  
State Affairs  
State Departments and Permanent School Fund, Special  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Alleged Assault on Representative Burns, Investigate, Special  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions (Vice Chair) 

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