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Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor
Birth: May 10, 1793
Death: Jan. 6, 1874

US Congressman. A United States Army veteran of the War of 1812, he was a native of Kentucky, and served in the Kentucky State Legislature until he moved to Alabama. There he was elected as a Jacksonian to represent Alabama's 2nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1829 to 1831. He later moved to Texas, served as a delegate to the 1854 Texas Constitution Convention, and co-founded Baylor University and Baylor Female College, which later the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Campus. 
 
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 Parents:
  Walker Baylor (1762 - 1822)
  Jane Bledsoe Baylor (1763 - 1828)
 
 Siblings:
  John Walker Baylor (1784 - 1852)*
  William Miller Baylor (1791 - 1859)*
  Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor (1793 - 1874)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Campus
Belton
Bell County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7784647
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor
Added by: Bill McKern
 
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor
Added by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor
Added by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 
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