F.R. Graves

Frank Russell Graves

Full Name: Frank Russell Graves
Date of birth: March 13, 1852
Date of death: December 25, 1899

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 88 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Helena / Karnes   Atascosa, Karnes, Live Oak, Wilson
H 82 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Helena / Karnes   Atascosa, Karnes, Wilson

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Frank Russell Graves, wife Amanda Minerva Rayburn, mentioned in the record of son Frank Russell Graves. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Frank R. Graves, birth date 3/13/1852, death date 12/25/1899, burial in Graves Cemetery, Ellis County. Find a Grave.
  • Frank Russell Graves (No. 1295), son of Robert Russell Graves and Esther Gerturde Hinkle, birth date 3/13/1850, died 1899; married Amanda Rayburn 1878, children David Ryburn Graves, Esther Graves, and Francis ("Frank") Russell Graves. Descendants of Francis Graves of Gloucester Co. & Essex Co., VA, Rev. 14 Jan. 2017, Gen. 220. Graves Family Association.
  • "Frank R. Graves Dead," The Houston Daily Post, 12/27/1899, p. 3. Runge, Texas, December 26, "a member of the legislature several years ago, to which honor he was elected twice by the democrats of this district." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. F.R. Graves, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. F.R. Graves, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. F.R. Graves, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Constitutional Amendments  
Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
State Affairs  
State Expert Printer, Investigate, Special  
Stock and Stockraising  
22nd R.S. - 1891
Claims and Accounts  
Private Land Claims  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  

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