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Robert C. Eckhardt Robert C. Eckhardt
Full Name: Robert Christian "Bob" Eckhardt
Date of birth: July 16, 1913
Date of death: November 13, 2001

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22-2 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-2 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-2 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-2 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Sworn 11/16/1962. Oaths of Office.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HCR 50. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • ECKHARDT, Robert Christian (1913-2001). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Biography in LRL collection, 342.73 EC57K. Eckhardt: There Once Was a Congressman From Texas, 2007.
  • Geneaology and biographical sketch of Charles L. Wurzbach. Daughter Norma was the mother of Robert Christian Eckhardt. Relatives: Charles Louis Wurzbach - grandfather; Robert Christian Eckhart - grandson, With the makers of San Antonio. . . HeritageQuest Online.
  • Robert J. Eckhardt mentioned in biographical sketch of his father, Robert C. Eckhardt and his mother, Caroline Kleberg Eckhardt. Robert J. is brother of Dr. Joseph C.A. Eckhardt of Austin. [Father of Robert Christian Eckhardt.] Biographical sketches and portraits, Volume III, pp. 1209-1213; Volume IV, pp. 1701-1702. A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.
  • Siblings Rudolph, Marcellus, and Caroline Kleberg [Eckhardt] mentioned in biographical sketch of their father, Robert Justus Kleberg. Relatives: Rudolph and Marcellus Kleberg - granduncles; Robert Christian Eckhardt - grandnephew. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas, 1997.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, World War II, 1942-1944. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • United States Air Force. Memorial, May 2002, p. 470. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Wurzbach family group sheet includes Robert [C.] Eckhardt, "state legislator and U.S. Congressman from Houston, Harris Co., TX," son of Joe Eckhardt and Norma Wurzbach Eckhardt. Relatives: Robert J. Eckhardt - uncle; Robert Christian Eckhardt - nephew. Descendants of Johann Jonathan Wurzbach, 2007.
  • Wurzbach family group sheet. Relatives: Charles Louis Wurzbach - father; William A. Wurzbach - son. Relatives: William A. Wurzbach - uncle; Robert [Christian] Eckhardt - nephew. Descendants of Johann Jonathan Wurzbach, 2007.
  • Photo, birth and death dates. Interment Austin Memorial Park, Austin, TX. Find a Grave.
  • Relatives: Rudolph Kleberg - granduncle; Robert Christian "Bob" Eckhardt - grandnephew. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Memorial, May 2002, p. 470. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert C. Eckhardt, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert C. Eckhardt, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Robert C. Eckhardt, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert C. Eckhardt, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert C. Eckhardt, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 58th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Houston Legal Aid Foundation  
    Military and Veterans' Affairs  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Military and Veterans' Affairs  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Beach Development  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Election Law (Vice Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Labor  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Labor  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
     

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