R.L. Ragsdale

Robert Lee Ragsdale

Full Name: Robert Lee Ragsdale
Date of birth: January 13, 1862
Date of death: January 27, 1902

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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

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House District 12
Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897
Legislatures: 24th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Denton / Denton
Counties in district: Denton
House District 12
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Legislatures: 23rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Denton / Denton
Counties in district: Denton

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Other Resources

  • Robert "Lee" Ragsdale," birth date 1/13/1862 in Houlka, Chicasaw County, Mississippi; death date 1/27/1902 in Denton, Denton County, Texas. billie nelson wimberly Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • 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), burial 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.


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Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Austin Daily Statesman Reporter Conduct  
Civil Code, Special  
County Government and County Finances  
Insurance, Statistics, and History  
Judiciary No. 2  
23rd R.S. - 1893
Agricultural Affairs  
Claims and Accounts  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
State Institutions of Learning, Joint Committee on  

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