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Robert Foster Robert Coleman Foster
Full Name: Robert Coleman Foster
Date of birth: September 10, 1834
Date of death: January 6, 1910

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Denison / Grayson   Grayson
H 27 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Denison / Grayson   Grayson
H 48 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (2)   Democrat Denison / Grayson   Grayson
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, Robert C. Foster, p. 265. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 255. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Robert Coleman Foster, birth date 9/10/1834, death date 1/6/1910, interment in Fairview Cemetery, Denison, Grayson County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert Foster, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert Foster, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Educational (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Penitentiaries  
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Constitutional Amendments Address  
    Federal Relations  
    Fence Cutting (Chair) 
    Funeral Procession for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Memorial Resolutions for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Education  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Land Frauds  
    Revised Civil Code, Select (Chair) 
    Rooms for the Judges of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals,  
    Sale of the Public Domain of the State, Select  
    State Affairs  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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