Robert  Barker

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Bob Barker
1872 - 1945
Chief Clerk of the House
1902 - 1929
Secretary of the Senate
1929 - 1945
Nora Jones Barker
1883 - 1946

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Full Name: Robert  Barker
AKA: Bob
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:C  Number:7
Reason for Eligibility: Approved, State Board of Control; Secretary, Texas Senate 
Birth Date: September 8, 1873 
Died: January 31, 1945 
Burial Date: February 2, 1945 

BARKER, ROBERT (1873~1945) Robert "Bob" Barker was born on September 8, 1873, in Millican, Brazos County, Texas to William Wallace "Bud" Barker, of Kentucky, and Missouri Jack Swain, of Georgia.

Barker worked for the Texas Senate for twenty five years. For nine sessions he had been secretary of the Senate. After his death on January 31, 1945, his funeral was held in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol. That same day, February 2, 1945, Barker was buried in the Texas State Cemetery.

Information taken from:, and James M. Day, Captain Clint People: Texas Ranger: Fifty Years A Lawman, (1980).

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