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J.R. Keith James Robert Keith
Full Name: James Robert "Bob" Keith
Date of birth: August 7, 1878
Date of death: July 27, 1928

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 95 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Bosque, Johnson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Captain, 358th Infantry, World War I. James Robert Keith, birth date 8/7/1878, residence in Cleburne, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Jas. R. Keith, Cleburne, Johnson County, age 22, born August 1878 in Texas, student, father Jas. H. Keith, mother Octavia Keith.
    No J.R. Keith in Census of 1910, Johnson County, Texas.
    Census of 1920 - James R. Keith, Cleburne, Johnson County, age 41, born circa 1879 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Eula. FamilySearch. 1900 1920
  • James Robert Keith, birth date 8/7/1878, death date 7/27/1928, lawyer, father J.H. Keith, mother Octavia Jane Miller. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • J.R. (Bob) Keith, birth date 8/71878, death date 6/27/1928, burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Johnson County. Find a Grave.
  • Candidate announcement, Hon. J.R. Keith, "For Representative," Clifton Record, 5/8/1914, p. 8, crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Death notice, J.R. (Bob) Keith, "Cleburne Attorney Found Shot Fatally," Stephenville Tribune, 6/29/1928, p. 1, crediting Dublin Public Library. Former Johnson County Attorney. World War I, 90th Division. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - J.R. Keith, postoffice Cleburne, nativity Texas, age 37 (born circa 1878), lawyer, 37 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.R. Keith, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt  
    Reforms in Criminal Procedure  

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