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Robert C. Duff Robert Crews Duff
Full Name: Robert Crews Duff
Date of birth: February 5, 1873
Date of death: December 13, 1942

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Jefferson, Orange
H 40 Jan 8, 1895 - Feb 14, 1895 24th (1) (2)   Democrat Columbia / Brazoria   Brazoria, Matagorda
(1) Columbia post office renamed East Columbia in 1927. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) N.H. Haller, sworn 2/14/1895, unseated R.C. Duff in election contest the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, R.C. Duff, p. 133. Born in Columbia, 2/5/1873. "In practice of law, Brazoria Co., 1892-1900, Beaumont, 1900-05." Texian Who's Who, 1937.
  • Other Resources
  • Separate cards for R.C. Duff, 24th Legislature, from Columbia and R.C. Duff, 28th Legislature, from Beaumont. Card File.
  • Relatives: Robert Crews Duff - brother, Frederick Joseph Duff - brother. Culpepper Connections' Family Tree.
  • Robert Crews Duff, birth date 2/5/1873, death date 12/13/1942, obituary in Freeport Facts 12/17/1942, interment in Columbia Cemetery, West Columbia, Brazoria County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in BEAUMONT AND GREAT NORTHERN RAILROAD. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in WACO, BEAUMONT, TRINITY AND SABINE RAILWAY. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Separate entries for R.C. Duff, 24th Legislature, from Columbia and Robert C. Duff, 28th Legislature, from Beaumont. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • First name Robert. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
  • Speech in Governor's reception room quoted, Vol. II, pp. 137-138. Year Book for Texas, 1903, 1903.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert C. Duff, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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