Robert G. Street

Robert Gould Street

Full Name: Robert Gould Street
Date of birth: December 12, 1843
Date of death: October 21, 1924

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jun 10, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1) (2)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda

(1) Robert G. Street, sworn 6/10/1879, succeeded Andrew P. McCormick, resigned 4/12/1879. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 16th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Oath of office, 6/10/1879, p. 3; appointed to committees, p. 4. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 39th Legislature, R.S., In Memoriam: James B. Stubbs and Robert Gould Street, 2/25/1925, pp. 635-637. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Robert Gould Street. "R.G. Street, District Judge Since 1903, Dies After Short Illness," 10/22/1924, pp. 1, 3; "Church is Crowded for Street Funeral," 10/24/1924, p. 7; "Honor Memory of Honor Court Head," including resolution adopted by executive committee of the local council - Boy Scouts court of honor, 11/8/1924, p. 12. Galveston Daily News.
  • STREET, ROBERT GOULD (1843-1924). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Robert G. Street, p. 1773. "In politics, an active Democrat." A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant Major. Company I, 20th Alabama Infantry; and Company H, 51st Alabama Cavalry. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.

Other Resources

  • Evolution of the Law by Judicial Decision: a Paper Read Before the Arkansas and Texas Bar Associations, 7/10/1906, by Robert G. Street, Galveston, Texas. Google Books.
  • The Law of Civil Liability for Personal Injuries by Negligence in Texas, by Judge Robert G. Street, District Judge, Galveston, Texas. Chicago: T.H. Flood and Company, 1911. Google Books.


Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
Educational Affairs  
Judiciary No. 1  
Revision of Rules  
State Affairs  

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