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J.W. Robbins John William Robbins
Full Name: John William Robbins
Date of birth: November 12, 1852
Date of death: March 21, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 103 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Tolbert / Wilbarger   Wichita, Wilbarger, Greer
H 103 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Tolbert / Wilbarger   Wichita, Wilbarger, Greer
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 35th Legislature, 4th C.S., 3/22/1918, p. 516. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, John William Robbins, "John W. Robbins, Former State Treasurer, Dies: Was Well Known Prohibition Leader and Church Worker—Funeral This Afternoon," 3/22/1918, p. 2. Born 11/12/1852 in Talladega County, Alabama. "In 1889 he moved to Wilbarger County, near Vernon, and entered the cattle business. Representing his county several years in the Legislature he became, in 1899, State Treasurer, retaining this position until 1907." Austin Statesman.
  • ROBBINS, JOHN W. (1852-1910). Death date 3/15/1910. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, John W. Robbins, p. 124. Born 1/12/1852 in Talladega County, Alabama; married Miss Sarah J. Long 10/21/1877 in Tyler, Texas. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, John W. Robbins, State Treasurer of the State of Texas, pp. 20-21. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Other Resources
  • John W. Robbins, birth date 11/12/1852 in Alabama, death date 3/21/1918 in Austin, Travis County, Texas, retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John W. Robbins, birth date 11/12/1852, death date 3/21/1918, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, with spouse Sarah J. Long. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John W. Robbins, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.W. Robbins, 25th 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.
  • 25th 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
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Comptroller's Department, Special  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    Stock and Stockraising  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Printing  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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