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R.N. Weisiger R.N. Weisiger
Full Name: Reed Nelson Weisiger
Date of birth: May 2, 1838
Date of death: September 12, 1908

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 26 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2)   Democrat Victoria / Victoria   Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wilson
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) 22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate." Senate Journal .
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 225-226. Parents Joseph and Isabella Reed Weisiger. Married Miss Annie Callender 6/15/1875 in Victoria. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.N. Weisiger, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • "Mr. Weisiger joins great majority; venerable gentleman passed away at his home near Victoria today; soldier and statesman; was frequently mentioned for Governor, but declined to offer for high office," Saturday afternoon, 9/12/1908, p. 1. Daily Advocate (Victoria, Texas) .
  • Reed Nelson WEISIGER, born 5/2/1838 in Danville, Kentucky; died 9/12/1908 in Victoria. Father Dr. Joseph Weisiger, mother Isabella Reed. The Family History and Genealogy of Arden Gremmert and Eva Doherty 2001.
  • Vignettes of Victoria County - WEISIGER, Reed N., born 1838, died 1909. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Labor  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands  
    Southwestern Lunatic Asylum  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
     

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