U.S. Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1923 )





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1925 )





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( March 3, 1925 - March 4, 1933 )
  • Date & Place of Birth:October 13, 1867, in Milton, De.
  • Parents:Unknown
  • Married:Unknown
  • Children:Unknown
  • Nephew of U.S. Representative "John Wallace Houston"

  • Attended the public schools at Lewes, De., 1872-1882
  • Engaged in agricultural pursuits; studied law
  • Admitted to the Delaware bar in 1888 and commenced practice in Georgetown, De.
  • Member of the Delaware National Guard 1890-1895
  • Owner and publisher of the Sussex Republican 1893-1934; continued its publication under the name of the Sussex Countian 1934-1946
  • Collector of customs for the district of Delaware 1900-1904
  • President of the First National Bank of Georgetown 1901-1903
  • Assistant Attorney General of the State 1920-1924 and 1933-1935
  • Employed in the Bureau of Law, Office of the Alien Property
  • Elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress by defeating incumbant Congressman "William Henry Boyce". Was then elected to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 3, 1925 - March 4, 1933; was not a candidate for renomination in 1932
  • Resumed the publishing business and also the practice of law at Georgetown, De.
  • Date & Place of Death:Lewes, De., on January 29, 1946
  • Interment:Presbyterian Cemetery, Lewes, De.
  • Home:Unknown

  • "Click Here" for Robert Houston's "Find A Grave" record.





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1935 )





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1937 )





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1939 )





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1941 )





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1943 and January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1947 )





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( 1943 - 1945 )

      

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Last update: 6/4/2009