R.M. Harkness

Robert Marion Harkness

Full Name: Robert Marion Harkness
Date of birth: April 10, 1837
Date of death: March 30, 1904

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Pearsall / Frio   Dimmit, Frio, Kinney, Maverick, Uvalde, Zavala

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • R.M. Harkness. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Robert M. Harkness, Frio County, age 44, born circa 1836 in Alabama, stock raiser, wife Sarah.
    Census of 1900 - Robert M. Harkness, Frio County, age 63, born April 1837 in Alabama, county treasury, wife Sarah. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Robert Marion Harkness, birth date 4/10/1837, death date 3/31/1904, burial in Pearsall Cemetery, Pearsall, Frio County. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Our Fraternal Dead," 12/8/1904, p. 8. Notice of death for John Adriance, death date 12/10/1903. Notice of death for Robert M. Harkness, death date 3/30/1904. Galveston Daily News.
  • Robert M. Harkness. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Obituary, R.M. Harkness, Pearsall, The Austin Statesman, 4/1/1904, p. 5. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Claims and Accounts  
Military Affairs  
Stock and Stockraising  

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