W.R. Hamby

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. Legislative Reference Library 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

Biographical Sketches

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 R. Hamby, birth date 7/24/1844, death date 1/23/1915, burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Austin. Includes portrait, handwritten note, photo of Tom Green Rifles reunion, and reprint of obituary from San Antonio Light, 1/26/1915. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.R. Hamby, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Capitol Grounds  
Memorial of John M. Swisher  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Town and City Corporations  

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