J.H. Robertson

James Harvey Robertson

Full Name: James Harvey Robertson
Date of birth: May 2, 1853
Date of death: March 2, 1912

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 10, 1911 - Mar 2, 1912 32nd   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 61 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 61 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 78 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (2)   Democrat Round Rock / Williamson   Williamson

(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.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Obituary, 3/5/1912, p. 4. Daily Advocate (Victoria, Texas).
  • James and John Robertson mentioned in A Twist At the End: "John and James Robertson were respectively the mayor of Austin and the district attorney of Travis County . . . both of the Robertsons had served a term in the Texas legislature . . ." , p. 136. Relatives: John W. Robertson and James Harvey Robertson - brothers. Google Books.
  • Austin Mayor John W. Robertson and Travis County District Attorney James H. Robertson, brothers, mentioned in "Capital Murder," July 2000, by Skip Hollandsworth. Texas Monthly.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Civil and Criminal Procedure  
Supreme Judicial Districts  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
31st R.S. - 1909
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  
30th R.S. - 1907
Common Carriers  
David Crockett Painting  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
Senator Bailey, Investigate  
18th R.S. - 1883
Engrossed Bills  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Lands and Land Office  

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