Robert Flewellen

Robert Turner Flewellen

Full Name: Robert Turner Flewellen, Sr.
Date of birth: October 2, 1821
Date of death: January 5, 1899

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 52 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Washington / Washington   Fayette, Washington
H 49 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Washington / Washington   Washington

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

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House District 33
Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881
Legislatures: 16th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Houston / Harris
Counties in district: Harris
House District 52
Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863
Legislatures: 9th  
Home City/County: Washington / Washington
Counties in district: Fayette, Washington
House District 49
Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861
Legislatures: 8th  
Home City/County: Washington / Washington
Counties in district: Washington

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Portrait, 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Robt. T. Flewellen, birth date 10/2/1821 in Monroe County, Georgia (on grave marker); death date 1/5/1899 in Houston, Texas; burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, with wife Eugenia A. Flewellen. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Dr. Robert F. Flewellen, The Daily Examiner (Navasota, Texas), 1/6/1899, p. 4, crediting Navasota Public Library. Birth date 10/2/1821 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; death date 1/5/1899 in Houston. "In 1859 he was elected to the house of representatives and again in 1861 from the district of Washington and Fayette counties . . . In 1875 he removed to Houston and was elected to represent Harris county in the legislature in 1878. He secured the passage by the legislature of the first bill for the charter of a medical college in Texas." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.


Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  
Towns and City Corporations  
9th R.S. - 1861
Confederate Relations  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Flags of 4th and 5th Texas Regiments  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
8th R.S. - 1859
Agricultural Affairs  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvement  
Slaves and Slavery  

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