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William Robert Hamby
Full Name: William Robert Hamby
Date of birth: July 24, 1844
Date of death: January 23, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Card File.
(3) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(4) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 34th Legislature, R.S., 1/25/1915, p. 192. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • HAMBY, WILLIAM ROBERT (1845-1915). Birth date 7/24/1845. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, pp. 227-231. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Military Service Notes
  • William Robert Hamby, birth date 7/24/1844, death date 1/23/1915. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Confederate States Army, Company B, 4th Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. "Served two terms as Adjutant General of the State of Tennessee." Biographical sketch and portrait, General Wm. R. Hamby, p. 268. Unveiling and Dedication of Monument to Hood's Texas Brigade on the Capitol Grounds, 1911.
  • Other Resources
  • William Robert Hamby, birth date 7/24/1844, death date 1/23/1915, portrait and handwritten note, obituary from San Antonio Light 1/26/1915, grave marker photos, interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Capitol Grounds  
    Finance  
    Irrigation  
    Memorial of John M. Swisher  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Town and City Corporations  
     

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