R.A. Cain

Robert A. Cain

Full Name: Robert A. Cain
Date of birth: March 10, 1851
Date of death: February 20, 1927

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Populist Alba / Wood   Rains, Wood

(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.

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House District 20
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Legislatures: 23rd (1)  
Party: Populist
Home City/County: Alba / Wood
Counties in district: Rains, Wood

(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Information top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Robert A. Cane, Wood County, born circa 1851 in Georgia, farmer, wife Margaret M.
    Census of 1900 - Robert A. Cain, Wood County, age 49, born March 1851 in Georgia, dry goods groc., wife Maergian, daughters Ether A., Vester I., Irma V., and Lole, son William O.
    Census of 1910 - R.A. Cain, San Patricio County, age 59, born circa 1851 in Georgia, coal bank, wife Margaret, son William O., daughters Irma V. and Lora V.
    Census of 1920 - Robert A. Cain, San Patricio County, age 68, born circa 1852 in Georgia, wife Maggie M., daughter Lora FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920
  • Robert A. Cain, birth date 3/10/1851 in Georgia; death date 2/20/1927 in Mathis, San Patricio County, Texas; banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Robert A. Cain, birth date 3/10/1851, death date 2/20/1927, burial in Tom Mathis Cemetery, Mathis, San Patricio County, with spouse Maggie M. Cain. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "R.A. Cain, Mathis Banker Is Called by Death," Aransas Pass Progress, 2/25/1927, p. 2, crediting Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library. Robert A. Cain, resident of Mathis, San Patricio County since 1910. "Deceased was native of Ringgold, Ga., coming from there to Wood County, Tex., in 1877. There he became well known in financial and political circles." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - R.A. Cain, postoffice Albia, nativity Georgia, age 42 (born circa 1851), farmer, 16 years in Texas, Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Obituary, "To the Memory of R.A. and J.W. Cain," 3/2/1927, p. 23. R.A. Cain, "He represented Wood county in the legislature one term . . . " Wood County Democrat (Quitman, Texas).


  • Photograph. R.A. Cain, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. R.A. Cain, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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