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R.H. Donald Robert Henderson Donald
Full Name: Robert Henderson Donald
Date of birth: August 7, 1821
Date of death: April 5, 1890

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Lewisville / Denton   Collin, Denton, Wise
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Robert H. Donald, p. 254. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • DONALD, ROBERT H. (1821-1890). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Robert H. Donald, member of the 14th Texas Legislature and father of D. Stephen Donald, Volume IV, pp. 419-420. History of Texas; Fort Worth and the Texas Northwest Edition, 1922.
  • "Resolutions of Condolence: Upon the Death of Robert H. Donald at Lewisville - A Band Benefit," Fort Worth Daily Gazette, 4/12/1890, p. 9. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Sergeant, Company C, Col. James G. Bourland's Border Regiment. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Robert H. Donald, birth date 8/7/1821, death date 4/5/1890, spouse Sarah Ann Frances Rowe. ScottWarner Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Historical narrative and photo of historical marker, Flower Mound Cemetery, Denton County. "Early Flower Mound families initially had plots. The Donald plot includes burials of the cemetery's founder [Matthew Donald] and his brother, Robert Henderson Donald, who served as church deacon and state legislator." Denton County Historical Markers. Denton County, Texas. Historical marker Historical narrative
  • R.H. Donald, birth date 8/7/1821, death date 4/5/1890, burial in Flower Mound Cemetery, Denton County, with wife Francis. Find a Grave.
  • Possibly R.H. Donald, representative from Denton County to 1861 secession convention, p. 96. History of Denton County, From Its Beginning to 1960, 1978.
  • Historical marker text, Flower Mound Cemetery, Denton County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.H. Donald, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Indian Affairs  

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