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Robert Flewellen Robert Turner Flewellen
Full Name: Robert Turner Flewellen
Date of birth: October 2, 1821
Date of death: January 5, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 52 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Washington / Washington   Fayette, Washington
H 49 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Washington / Washington   Washington

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Portrait, 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • FLEWELLEN, ROBERT TURNER (1821-1899). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, Dr. Robert F. Flewellen, The Daily Examiner (Navasota, Texas), 1/6/1899, p. 4, crediting Navasota Public Library. Birth date 10/2/1821 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; death date 1/5/1899 in Houston. "In 1859 he was elected to the house of representatives and again in 1861 from the district of Washington and Fayette counties . . . In 1875 he removed to Houston and was elected to represent Harris county in the legislature in 1878. He secured the passage by the legislature of the first bill for the charter of a medical college in Texas." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Robt. T. Flewellen, birth date 10/2/1821 in Monroe County, Georgia (on grave marker), death date 1/5/1899 in Houston, Texas, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, with wife Eugenia A. Flewellen. Find a Grave.
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert Flewellen, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Photograph. Robert Flewellen. Photo courtesy of the Texas Medical Association., Donated Material
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Penitentiary  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Asylums  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Confederate Relations  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Flags of 4th and 5th Texas Regiments  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvement  
    Slaves and Slavery  
     

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