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Robert Garrett Robert Calvin Garrett
Full Name: Robert Calvin Garrett
Date of birth: September 12, 1826
Date of death: February 12, 1890

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3) (4)     Marshall / Harrison   Harrison

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) JONESVILLE, TX (HARRISON COUNTY). "Jonesville, also known as Border and Concord, is sixteen miles east of Marshall in southeastern Harrison County. The community was first called Border and probably was established in the mid-1840s. The Border post office operated from 1847 to 1849, when the name of the community was changed to Jonesville . . . " Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Marshall, Harrison County. House Journal.
(4) Jonesville, Harrison County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • GARRETT, ROBERT CALVIN (1826-1890). Robert Calvin Garrett died 2/12/1890 in Harrison County, and was buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Marshall. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Mentioned in Fourteen Hundred and 91 Days in the Confederate Army: A Journal Kept by W.W. Heartsill for Four Years, One Month, and One Day, or Camp Life, Day by Day, of the W.P. Lane Rangers from April 19, 1861, to May 20, 1865, 1954.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company F, 2nd Texas Cavalry Regiment. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert Garrett, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Public Lands  

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