R.L. Batts

Robert Lynn Batts

Full Name: Robert Lynn Batts
Date of birth: November 1, 1864
Date of death: May 19, 1935

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 74 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop

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

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, Judge Robert Lynn Batts, "Heart Trouble Claims Life of Judge R.L. Batts," "Batts' Last Public Service for U.T.," 5/20/1935, pp. 1, 2.
    "Many Honor Judge Batts at Funeral Service at Home," 5/21/1935, pp. 1, 2. Notes proclamation of condolence issued by Governor James V Allred at the death of Judge Batts. Editorial, "Passing of a Most Worthy Citizen Leader of Texas," 5/21/1935, p. 4. Austin American.
  • Photo and biographical sketch, pp. 87, 89. Austin Lawyers: A Legacy of Leadership and Service, 2005.
  • Biographical sketch, Robert Lynn Batts, Volume IV, p. 1605. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Robert L. Batts, pp. 246-247. Born 11/1/1864 in Bastrop, Texas, married Harriett F. Boak 11/12/1889 in Austin. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, Robert Lynn Batts, Volume V, p. 250. Texas Under Many Flags, 1930.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Robert Lynn Batts, pp. 433-434. Born 11/1/1864 in Bastrop, Texas, graduated from the University of Texas in 1886. Texas, the Country and Its Men: Historical, Biographical, Descriptive, 1918.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources


  • Photograph. R.L. Batts, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Department, Examine  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Minerals  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  

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