Robert H. Cumby

Robert H. Cumby

Full Name: Robert H. Cumby
Date of birth: August 24, 1825
Date of death: November 19, 1881

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Henderson / Rusk   Rusk

Terms of Service top

House District 22
Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861
Legislatures: 8th  
Home City/County: Henderson / Rusk
Counties in district: Rusk

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 3rd Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Col. Robert H. Cumby, Sr., birth date 8/24/1825, death date 11/19/1881, burial in Cumby Cemetery, Cumby, Hopkins County. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 3rd Texas Cavalry; Texas State Troops, Brigadier General, 4th Brigade, appointed 1864. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Robert H. Cumby. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.


  • Photograph. Robert H. Cumby, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature

Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
Land Office (Chair) 
Public Lands  
Slaves and Slavery  

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