Samuel Houston Robertson

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Samuel Houston, Jr.
September 29, 1929

Patricia Ann Ramirez
January 15, 1934
March 5, 1998
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Samuel Houston Robertson, Jr.
Assistant District Attorney, Harris County, Texas 1957 - 1977
Judge, 262nd Judicial District 1978 - 1981
Justice, 14th Court Of Appeals 1981 - 1994

Patricia Ann Ramirez Robertson
Official Court Reporter, 262nd Judicial District 1978 ? 1994
Full Name: Samuel Houston Robertson
AKA: Sam
Location: Section:Patriots' Hill, Section 2 (A)
Row:E  Number:2
Reason for Eligibility: Judge, 262nd Judicial District of Texas; Justice, Court of Appeals, 14th District of Texas 
Birth Date: September 29, 1929 
Burial Date:  

ROBERTSON, JR., SAMUEL HOUSTON (1929 ~ ). Former Appeals Court Justice Samuel Houston Robertson, Jr. was born September 29, 1929, to Samuel Houston and Ethel Lee Bray Robertson in Broadmoor, Texas.

He attended public schools in Lohn, Texas and graduated in 1947. After high school, Robertson received both his Bachelor of Arts in 1951 and his Juris Doctorate in 1957, from the University of Texas at Austin. Between degrees (1951 ~ 1953), Robertson served in the US Army where he attained the rank of corporal.

In 1957, he was appointed Assistant District Attorney for Harris County. He held that job for 20 years. After resigning from Harris County, Robertson ran for the newly created 262nd District Court. He won that position in 1978 and presided over the court until 1981, when he ran for and won a seat as a Justice of the 14th Court of Appeals.

He retired from the bench in 1994.

Information provided by Robertson. Further information available through the Texas State Cemetery research department.

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