R.L. Sullivan

Robert Lee Sullivan

Full Name: Robert Lee Sullivan
Date of birth: September 27, 1889
Date of death: June 27, 1937

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 12, 1915 - Feb 7, 1916 34th (1)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 55 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Italy / Ellis   Ellis

(1) Sullivan resigned 2/7/1916. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Terms of Service top

House District 55
Jan 12, 1915 - Feb 7, 1916
Legislatures: 34th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waxahachie / Ellis
Counties in district: Ellis
House District 55
Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915
Legislatures: 33rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Italy / Ellis
Counties in district: Ellis

(1) Sullivan resigned 2/7/1916. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Robert L. Sullivan, "Death Claims Lawyer, Former Legislator and Waxahachie Official," 6/28/1937. Born 1889 in Alabama, moved to Ellis County, Texas, at three months old with parents. Dallas Morning News.
  • Obituary, "Former Legislator of Ellis County Dead," 6/28/1937, p. 1. Robert L. Sullivan, "member of the Texas legislature from Ellis county during the 33rd and 34th sessions . . . former city attorney at Waxahachie." Wichita Daily Times.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - Robert Sullivan, son of W.C. and Josie Sullivan, Ellis County, age 19, born circa 1890 in Alabama. FamilySearch. 1910
  • Robert L. Sullivan, birth date 9/27/1889 in Alabama, death date 6/27/1937 in Dallas, attorney, spouse Arleene Sullivan, father William Sullivan, mother Josephine Stovall. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Robert Lee Sullivan, birth date 9/27/1889 in Danville, Alabama; home address in "Waxa"; City Attorney and lawyer, City of Waxahachie. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - R.L. Sullivan, postoffice Italy, nativity Texas, age 23, lawyer, Democrat.
    34th Legislature (1915) - R.L. Sullivan, postoffice Waxahachie, nativity Alabama, age 25, lawyer, member of former legislatures: 33rd, Democrat. Born circa 1890. Texas Legislative Manual. 33rd 34th
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Enrolled Bills  
Game and Fisheries (Chair) 
33rd R.S. - 1913
Judicial Districts  
Senatorial Districts (Chair) 
State Affairs  
Supreme Judicial Districts  

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