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R.E. Hendry Robert Evans Hendry
Full Name: Robert Evans Hendry
Other surnames: Handry
Date of birth: July 10, 1847
Date of death: February 10, 1910

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Rusk / Cherokee   Cherokee
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "R.E. Hendry Dead: Was A Pioneer Developer of Mineral Wells," 2/11/1910, p. 2. Fort Worth Record and Register.
  • Biographical sketch, R.E. Hendry, p. 27. Born 7/10/1847 in Harris County, Georgia. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Judge Robert E. Hendry, Volume I, pp. 360-363. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
  • Obituaries, "Judge Hendry Is Dead," 2/10/1910, p. 1. Born 7/10/1846 in Harris County, Georgia, joined Confederate Army at age 16.
    "Judge Hendry Dead: One of the Founders of Mineral Wells Passes Away at Wichita Falls," 2/12/1910, p. 5, from Mineral Wells Index. Formerly of Rusk, Cherokee County, served in 20th [sic] Legislature. Wichita Falls Times.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company F, 5th Georgia Reserves. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
  • Other Resources
  • R.E. Handry, p. 164. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
  • Robert Evans Hendry, birth date 7/10/1847, death date 2/10/1910, burial at Elmwood Cemetery in Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County. Includes death notice from Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2/10/1910. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.E. Hendry, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
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