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WHYTHE, ROBERT L. (?–?). Robert L. Whythe, early settler, moved to Texas in 1839 and settled in Harrison County. He applied for his headright at Panola in September 1841. From November 14, 1842, to January 16, 1843, he was a member of the House of the Seventh Congress, serving on committees on foreign relations, retrenchment, and post offices and post roads.


Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"WHYTHE, ROBERT L.," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.