F.C. Weinert

Ferdinand Carl Weinert

Full Name: Ferdinand Carl Weinert
Date of birth: July 14, 1853
Date of death: February 16, 1939

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 80 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1) (2)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe   Comal, Guadalupe
H 80 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe   Comal, Guadalupe
S 21 Jan 14, 1913 - May 3, 1913 33rd (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
S 21 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 14, 1913 31st (8) (9) (10)   32nd (7)   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe Senate President Pro Tempore (31st)   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
H 91 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe   Guadalupe
H 97 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Seguin / Guadalupe   Guadalupe

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
(2) "Rep. F.C. Weinert, Seguin democrat, has former Rep. Reno Eichenroht, last republican to hold a seat in the legislature, as an opponent." "85 New Members Nominated for Lower House; Nine New Senators," 9/9/1932, p. 3. Big Spring Herald.
(3) "To Choose a State Senator" and "Weinert in Charge of Office," 6/2/1913, p. 6: Harley mentioned as candidate, Weinert became Texas Secretary of State; "James A. Harley Elected: Seguin Man Unopposed for Senator from Twenty-First District," 7/21/1913, p. 2: Harley elected 7/19/1913. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Resigned from Legislature, 5/30/1913, appointed Secretary of State 6/1/1913. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
(5) James A. Harley, sworn 7/21/1913, succeeded Ferdinand C. Weinert, resigned 5/3/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) 33rd Legislature - List of Senators elected on November 5, 1912, oath of office administered, 1/14/1913, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal.
(7) 32nd Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/10/1911, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(8) 31st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 9/9/1910, 4th C.S. Senate Journal.
(9) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(10) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • WEINERT, FERDINAND C. (1853-1939). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Ferdinand Weinert, Volume IV, pp. 1935-1936. Born in New Braunfels in 1850. A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.
  • 42nd Legislature - Tribute to Hon. F.C. Weinert, 1/29/1931, pp. 179-180. Reprint of "Well-Deserved Tribute." by Hugh Nugent Fitzgerald, in the Austin American. Biographical sketch. House Journal.
  • 43rd Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Resolution Providing for Photograph of Hon. J.L. Goodman and Hon. F.C. Weinert, 9/7/1934, p. 72; Presentation of Portrait of J.L. Goodman and Hon. F.C. Weinert, 9/20/1934, pp. 281-284. Biographical sketches, birth dates. House Journal.
  • "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.

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "F.C. Weinert, Ex-Senator, Dies at Seguin," 2/17/1939. Dallas Morning News.
  • Ferdinand C. Weinert, birth date 7/14/1853 in Comal County, death date 2/16/1939 in Seguin, Guadalupe County, retired farmer and statesman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Ferdinand Carl Weinert, birth date 7/14/1853, death date 2/16/1939, burial in San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express.


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Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
Public Lands and Buildings  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  
42nd R.S. - 1931
Constitutional Amendments  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  
Tax Survey Committee  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Congressional Districts  
Educational Affairs  
Indeterminate Sentencing Law, Investigate  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Senatorial Districts  
State Penitentiaries (Chair) 
32nd R.S. - 1911
Agricultural Affairs  
Educational Affairs  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections  
Representative Districts  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Senatorial Districts  
State Asylums  
State Penitentiaries (Chair) 
31st R.S. - 1909
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations  
Penitentiaries Investigating (Vice Chair) 
Senate Journal Printing Costs  
State Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
28th R.S. - 1903
County Government and County Finances  
State Affairs  
23rd R.S. - 1893
County Government and County Finances  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stockraising  

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