R.S. Griggs

Robert Sledge Griggs

Full Name: Robert Sledge Griggs
Date of birth: November 29, 1875
Date of death: September 19, 1966

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 111 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Ballinger / Runnels   Coke, Runnels
H 111 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Ballinger / Runnels   Coke, Runnels

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, November 1966, p. 985. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Robert Sledge Griggs, birth date 11/29/1875 in Texas; death date 9/19/1966 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County; attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Robert Sledge Griggs (1875-1966), burial in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, "Funeral Set Tomorrow for Robert Griggs, 90," Tuesday evening edition, 9/20/1966, p. 7-A. "He represented the district that included Runnels County in the 33rd and 34th Texas Legislatures." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. R.S. Griggs, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.S. Griggs, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Congressional Districts (Chair) 
Juvenile Reforms  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
Revenue and Taxation  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Banks and Banking  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
Revenue and Taxation  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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