Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor

Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor

Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
Death 6 Jan 1874 (aged 80)
Gay Hill, Washington County, Texas, USA
Burial Belton, Bell County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 7784647 · View Source
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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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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor (10 May 1793–6 Jan 1874), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7784647, citing University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Campus, Belton, Bell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .