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Robert Henry Lowrey

Full Name: Robert Henry Lowrey
Other surnames: Lowery, Lowry
Date of birth: January 9, 1842
Date of death: May 25, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 79 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Camp San Saba / McCulloch   Coleman, Concho, Llano, McCulloch, Runnels, San Saba

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) CAMP SAN SABA, TEXAS. "Camp San Saba is on Farm Road 1955 and the San Saba River ten miles southeast of Brady in southeastern McCulloch County . . . The post office was discontinued after the 1930s." Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Camp San Saba. House Journal.
(4) Brady, McCulloch County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Runnels County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - Robert H. Lowry, postoffice Camp San Saba, nativity Georgia, age 49 (born circa 1842), stockraiser and farmer, 22 years in Texas. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Death notice, R.H. Lowery, "Pioneer of Lubbock Died at His Home Here Friday," 5/30/1922, p. 1. Obituary, Robert Henry Lowrey, "Prominent Lubbock County Man Wrote Own Obituary Before His Death—Occurred Last Week," 6/2/1922, p. 1. Born 1/9/1842 about one mile northwest of Preston, Georgia. "In 1876 he moved to Live Oak County and in 1882 to McCulloch county, and in 1907 he came to Lubbock county, where he has made his home continuously, being away only a part of last year." Married Sarah Elizabeth Harrell 1/9/1866. Lubbock Avalanche.
  • Obituary, Robert Henry Lowrey, "R.H. Lowry Wrote Own Obituary Before Death at Lubbock on May 25th," The Brady Standard, 6/15/1922, p. 2. "R.H. Lowry, one-time citizen of the Camp San Saba community." Southwest Collection, Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University Libraries.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Webster's Rifles and Company A, 17th Georgia Volunteers. Detailed description of military service and battles. Obituary, Robert Henry Lowrey, 6/2/1922. Lubbock Avalanche.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - R.H. Lowery, Live Oak County, age 38, born circa 1842 in Georgia, stock raiser, wife Sarah E.
    Census of 1900 - Robert H. Lowery, Brady, McCulloch County, age 58, born January 1842 in Georgia, stockraiser, wife Sarah E.
    Census of 1910 - Robert H. Lowery, Lubbock, Lubbock County, age 68, born circa 1842 in Georgia, merchant/groceries, wife Sarah L.
    Census of 1920 - Robert H. Lowrey, Bridgeport, Wise County, age 78, born circa 1842 in Georgia, president/oil company, wife Sarah E.
    FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920
  • R.H. Lowery, birth date 1/9/1842 in Georgia, death date 5/25/1922 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, retired merchant. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • R.H. Lowrey (1842-1922), burial in City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock County, with wife Sarah Lowrey. Find a Grave.
  • Robert H. Lowery. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Notice from R.H. Lowrey, Chairman, Democratic Executive Committee 79th district, calling "a convention of the democratic party to meet at Brady on the 31st day of July next, by 10 o'clock a.m., to nominate a candidate to represent the 79th district in the next legislature." San Saba News, 7/11/1890, p. 4. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of  
Military Affairs  
Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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