Legislator Details

Royal Thaxter Twombly
Number of sessions served 1
Gender: Male
Age at election: 39

Vital Records Information:

Date: 12/22/1813
City: Portland, ME
County: Cumberland County, ME
Country: US
Date: 10/14/1885
City: Fort Worth, TX
County: Tarrant COunty, TX
Country: US
Type of Burial:
City: Niles, MI
County: Berrien County, MI
Country: US
Cemetery: Silverbrook Cemetery

Marital Information:
married Mary; children: 5, Royal W, Arthur M, Elizabeth Lewis (Farrand), Lewis Cass and Frances Mary (Beaver)

Number of Children: 5


Religion: Presbyterian
Military Service:
Occupation: merchant, businessman
Race: Caucasian or White


Biographical Sketch:
He had been an ocean going sailor before coming to Michigan. He settled in Niles, MI, in 1837. He sold dry goods. He was a trustee of the union school at Niles for several years and Mayor of Niles in 1877. He moved to Texas in 1878,

Notable Facts:

Sessions Served:

Chamber: Senate
Party: Democratic
Committees Served On: Division of Towns and Counties, Enrolled Bills
Postions Held:

City of Residence: Niles
County of Residence Berrien
District: 19
District Description:

Date Elected: 11/2/1852
Date Sworn In: 1/5/1853
Date Left Office:

Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Departed

Maritial Status: Unknown


MIBiog 2:376; Coolidge p.150, 648; USCen 1860, 1870; Find-a-Grave.com