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Robert Guy Robert Guy
Full Name: Robert Smythe Guy
Date of birth: August 3, 1825
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   15th (2)   Democrat Lancaster / Dallas   Dallas, Ellis
(1) Letter from Senator R.S. Guy to Governor Richard B. Hubbard 1/15/1879, relating to plans to be in his seat "by the last of next week - say about the 23d or 24th instant," Fifth Day, 1/18/1879, p. 78. Senate Journal.
(2) 15th Legislature - 4/18/1876, p. 1. All Senators listed in roll call as "Senators elect [who] answered to their names, presented their credentials, and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution"; in Drawing of Senatorial Terms 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "long term" (four years). Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch in "The State Capital: Extending the International Railroad to Austin - Personal Notices of Senators Elect," 2/27/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biography, pp. 23-25. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Biography, Robert Smythe Guy, p. 243. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert Guy, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate Sergeant-at-arms office, west wall. 2E.10A). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    General Land Office (Chair) 
    Indian Affairs and Frontier Protection  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    Public Claims and Accounts  
    Revision of Code  
    Room for Court of Appeals  
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Indian Affairs and Frontier Protection  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Lands  
    State Penitentiaries  
     

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