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Otto F. Menking Otto F. Menking
Full Name: Otto F. Menking
Date of birth: September 30, 1872
Date of death: April 19, 1952

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 127 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (1) (2) (3) (4)   American Party of the United States Fayetteville / Fayette   Austin, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Lee, Waller

(1) "Ferguson Was Chief Speaker for Americans," 8/15/1919, p. 4. Brownwood Bulletin.
(2) "'American Party of U.S.' Launched at Ft. Worth by Ferguson Conference," 8/15/1919, p. 2, Galveston Daily News.
(3) "American Party Dissolves," 2/9/1922, p. 3. San Saba News.
(4) American Party. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Otto F. Menking, birth date 9/30/1872, death date 4/19/1952, burial in Haw Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Fayette County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Otto F. Menking, Round Top Justice, Buried Monday," The Fayette County Record (La Grange, Texas), 4/22/1952, p. 1, crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. Justice of the Peace of Precinct 3, Fayette County; "during the early '20, he also served as a member of the Texas Legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - Otto F. Menking, postoffice Fayetteville, nativity Texas, age 48 (born circa 1873), 48 years in Texas, merchant and farmer, American party. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Otto F. Menking, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Common Carriers  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    State Affairs  

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