R.M. Lusk

Robert Martin Lusk

Full Name: Robert Martin Lusk
Date of birth: January 28, 1851
Date of death: February 21, 1913

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin, Lamar

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House District 22
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Bonham / Fannin
Counties in district: Fannin, Lamar

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Robert Martin Lusk (1851-1913), burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, California. "Grand Master of Masons in Texas Dec. 7, 1889 to Dec. 6, 1900." Includes photos, tribute to Robert Martin Lusk from A History of Constantine Lodge No. 13. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, R.M. Lusk, p. 40. Birth date 1/28/1851 in Bradley County, Tennessee. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - R.M. Lusk, Fannin County, Texas, age 49, born January 1851 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Clara.
    Census of 1910 - Robert M. Lusk, Los Angeles, California, age 58, born circa 1852 in Georgia, attorney-at-law, wife Clara.
    Robert Martin Lusk, birth date 1/25/1851, death date 2/21/1913 in Los Angeles, California; attorney. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 California, County Birth and Death Records
  • Obituary and photo, "Self-Sacrifice Saps Vitality," 2/22/1913, p. 16. "Robert M. Lusk, attorney and city councilman. . . [in Texas] he became prominent in politics and was first elected county judge, then mayor of Bonham, District Attorney, and finally a member of the legislature." Los Angeles Times.
  • Obituary, "Judge R.M. Lusk Answers Last Call," The Bonham News, 2/25/1913, p. 1. "Judge R.M. Lusk, a well-known citizen of Bonham for many years but recently of Los Angeles, California, passed away at his home in that city Saturday. "
    "Resolutions of Respect," The Bonham Semi-Weekly News, 3/21/1913, p. 3. "Brother Lusk came to Bonham in 1873 and commenced with the practice of law . . . He was County Attorney, County Judge and Representative in the Legislature. . . Eleven years ago he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he was elected to high position of trust." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Obituary Resolutions of Respect


  • Photograph. R.M. Lusk, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvement  
J.M. Tryon, Clerk of Judiciary Committee No. 1  
Judiciary No. 1  

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