Roger Byrne

Full Name: Roger Byrne
Date of birth: September 20, 1858
Date of death: February 24, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 90 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Smithville / Bastrop   Bastrop
H 90 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Smithville / Bastrop   Bastrop
H 58 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Smithville / Bastrop   Bastrop, Fayette, Gonzales
H 58 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Smithville / Bastrop   Bastrop, Fayette, Gonzales
H 59 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Smithville / Bastrop   Bastrop

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • "Passing of Roger Byrne," 3/2/1930, p. A4. Austin American.
  • "Smithville Banker Drops Dead Here," 2/24/1930, p. 1, death date 2/24/1930 at age 70, "former member of the house of representatives"; "Last Rites Held For Roger Byrne," 2/27/1930, p. 14. Austin Statesman.
  • Census of 1900 - Roger Byrne, Smithville, Bastrop County, birth date September 1859, birthplace Ireland, wife Addie Byrne. FamilySearch.
  • Roger Byrne, death date 2/24/1930, age "abt 72," birthplace Ireland, banker, wife Addie Byrne. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Roger Byrne (1858-1930), burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Smithville, Bastrop County. Find a Grave.
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - Roger Byrne, postoffice Smithville, nativity Ireland, age 46 (born circa 1859), merchant, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. Roger Byrne, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Roger Byrne, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Roger Byrne, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Roger Byrne, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Roger Byrne, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Common Carriers  
Congressional Districts  
Mines and Mining  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Common Carriers (Vice Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
32nd R.S. - 1911
Agricultural and Mechanical College, Legislature Visitation Arrangements  
Common Carriers  
Congressional Districts  
Internal Improvements (Chair) 
State Asylums  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Common Carriers  
Judicial Districts  
Municipal Corporations  
31st R.S. - 1909
Common Carriers  
Municipal Corporations  
Revenue and Taxation  
29th R.S. - 1905
Commerce and Manufactures  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Municipal Corporations  

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