J.M. Robinson

James M. Robinson

Full Name: James M. Robinson
Other surnames: Robins
Date of birth: September 30, 1830
Date of death: August 10, 1918

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 74 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Red Rock / Bastrop   Bastrop
H 74 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop
H 74 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (4) (5) (6)   Unaffiliated Red Rock / Bastrop   Bastrop

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) J.M. Robinson, Red Rock. Names and Address of Representatives in the Legislature. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) 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).
(4) "The complete returns of this county are as follows: . . . Robinson, Independent Democrat, has 96 majority over Kerr, Independent Republican," 11/11/1882, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(5) Red Rock, Bastrop County, Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(6) Roster lists party as Independent; biography lists party as Independent Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.

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21st R.S. - 1889
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Representation and Apportionment (Chair) 
19th R.S. - 1885
Contingent Expenses  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Revenue and Taxation  
18th R.S. - 1883
Contingent Expenses  
Counties and County Boundaries  

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