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Robert H. Cumby Robert H. Cumby
Full Name: Robert H. Cumby
Date of birth: August 24, 1824
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
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Col. Robert H. Cumby, Sr., birth date 8/24/1824 on grave marker, death date 11/19/1881, biographical sketch, burial in Cumby Cemetery, Cumby, Hopkins County. Find a Grave.
  • CUMBY, ROBERT H. (1825-1881). Birth date 8/24/1825. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Military Service Notes
  • 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert H. Cumby, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Land Office (Chair) 
    Public Lands  
    Slaves and Slavery  

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