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Rudolph Weinert Rudolph Weinert
Full Name: Rudolph A. Weinert
Date of birth: December 19, 1894
Date of death: January 24, 1974

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   56th (1)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe Dean of the Senate. (57th)
Dean of the Senate. (56th)
Senate President Pro Tempore (56th)  
Atascosa, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Frio, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Medina, Wilson
S 19 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   54th   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe Dean of the Senate. (55th)
Dean of the Senate. (54th)  
Atascosa, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Frio, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Medina, Wilson
S 19 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd (2)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe Dean of the Senate. (53rd)   Atascosa, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Frio, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Medina, Wilson
S 19 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd (3)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe Dean of the Senate. (52nd)   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
S 19 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   50th (4) (5)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe Dean of the Senate. (51st)
Dean of the Senate. (50th)  
Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
S 19 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   48th   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
S 19 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 12, 1943 47th (6)   46th (7)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe Senate President Pro Tempore (47th)   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
S 19 Sep 28, 1936 - Jan 10, 1939 45th (8)   44th (9)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
(1) 56th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 5/12/1959. Senate Journal.
(2) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1952 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(4) 50th Legislature - Election of Dean of Senate, 1/14/1947, p. 9. The Honorable R. A. Weinert received 29 votes and was duly declared Dean of the Senate. Senate Journal.
(5) See the Senate Journal, 50th Legislature, p. 9. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate - Memo, January 8, 2002, 'Deans of the Texas Senate', 2002.
(6) 47th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 7/3/1941. Senate Journal.
(7) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, p. 2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators-Elect." Senate Journal.
(8) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fourth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-fifth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(9) Rudolph A. Weinert, in special election 3/20/1936, sworn 9/28/1936, succeeded Welly K. Hopkins, resigned after 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., SR 284. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 53rd Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 2. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 53rd Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 24. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, 3rd C.S., SR 84, and journal page dedicated in recognition of faithful and outstanding public service, presentation of silver tray. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., HSR 464. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., SR 104. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, First Lieutenant, World War I, 61st Field Artillery Brigade. Memorial, May 1974, p. 498. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Rudolph Weinert, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • "Senator Weinert Would Make Tokens So Heavy They Would Weigh Down Pockets," 3/30/1939, p. 1. Corpus Christi Times.
  • "Here and There in Texas," 4/13/1943, p. 10. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • "Stevenson to Visit Oklahoma Making R.A. Weinert Governor," 9/5/1941, p. 3. San Antonio Express.
  • "Constitution Delegates Tribute Rudolph A. Weinert," 4/4/1974, p. 3. Seguin Gazette.
  • "Senator Reviewed," 4/27/1960, p. 6. Seguin Gazette.
  • Obituary, "State Honors R.A. Weinert," 1/31/1974, p. 1, 12. Seguin Gazette.
  • "Neubauer: 60 Years of Loyal Service," 8/11/1982, p. 1E. Seguin Gazette-Enterprise.
  • "Weinert's Granddaughter Shares Story of Historic Home, Family," 10/25/1992, pp. 1B-2B, includes photo. Seguin Gazette-Enterprise.
  • Memorial, May 1974, p. 498. Memorial for Rudolph Weinert. Relatives: Ferdinand Weinert - father, Rudolph Weinert - son. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Memorial, October 1956, p. 685. Memorial for H. H. Weinert, son of Ferdinand Weinert and brother of Rudolph Weinert. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Committee Informationtop
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Labor and Management Relations  
    Oil and Gas  
    Public Health  
    Rules (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    General Investigating  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Labor and Management Relations  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Rules (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation (Chair) 
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Banking  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Labor and Management Relations  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Rules (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    Rules (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    General Investigating  
    Judicial Districts  
    Labor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Printing  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    General Investigating, Special  
    Labor  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Public Health  
    Rules (Chair) 
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Town and City Corporations  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Institutions and Departments (Chair) 
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Contingent Expense  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Investigate Natural Gas Resources, Special  
    Judicial Districts  
    Labor  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Veterans' Affairs  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District, Investigation, Special (Chair) 
    Civil Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Investigating, Special  
    Judicial Districts  
    Labor  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Capitol Planning Commission  
    Civil Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Eleemosynary Appropriation, Special  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish (Vice Chair) 
    General Investigating, Special  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Investigating, Special  
    Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Crude Oil Prices, Special  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish (Chair) 
    Investigating  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Vice Chair) 
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    State Eleemosynary Institutions  
     

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