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Paul Carl Boethel

Full Name: Paul Carl Boethel
Date of birth: March 3, 1904
Date of death: November 14, 1996

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Apr 12, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Lavaca
H 23 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Lavaca

(1) Paul C. Boethel, in special election 4/10/1939, sworn 4/12/1939, succeeded J.J. Olsen, died 3/18/1939. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, September 1997, p. 834. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Captain, 30th Infantry and the 8th Armored Division, World War II. Awarded Bronze Star. Obituary, 11/15/1996. Austin American-Statesman.

Other Resources

  • Paul Carl Boethel (1904-1996), burial in Hallettsville City Cemetery, Hallettsville, Lavaca County. Includes obituary from Austin American-Statesman, 11/15/1996. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Enrolled Bills (Vice Chair) 
Liquor Traffic  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
45th R.S. - 1937
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 

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