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R.L. Ragsdale Robert Lee Ragsdale
Full Name: Robert Lee Ragsdale
Date of birth: 1862
Date of death: January 27, 1902

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Denton / Denton   Denton
H 12 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Denton / Denton   Denton
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Death notice, Hon. R. Lee Ragsdale, 1/28/1902, p. 7. Death date 1/27/1902, "former member of the Legislature from this county [Denton]." Dallas Morning News.
  • Census of 1900 - Robert L. Ragsdale, Denton, Denton County, age 36, born January 1864 in Mississippi, attorney at law, mother Margurite, wife Laurie. FamilySearch.
  • Robert Lee Ragsdale (1862-1902), interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Denton, Denton County, with spouse Laurie Nichols Ragsdale. Find a Grave.
  • Mentions former State Representative R. Lee Ragsdale's involvement in establishment of State Industrial School for Girls, pp. 261-262. History of Denton County, From Its Beginning to 1960, 1978.
  • Death notice, Hon. R. Lee Ragsdale, The Houston Daily Post, 1/29/1902, p. 3. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - R.L. Ragsdale, District 12, postoffice Denton, nativity Mississippi, age 29, lawyer, 17 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.L. Ragsdale, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robt. Lee Ragsdale, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. R.L. Ragsdale, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Austin Daily Statesman Reporter Conduct  
    Civil Code, Special  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Education  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Institutions of Learning, Joint Committee on  
     

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