George Herder

George Herder

Full Name: George Herder, Sr.
Date of birth: February 16, 1863
Date of death: March 29, 1934

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 71 Jan 14, 1913 - Apr 8, 1914 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Weimar / Colorado   Austin, Colorado
H 50 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Weimar / Colorado   Colorado

(1) District 50 comprised of Wise county; District 71 comprised of Austin and Colorado counties, pp. 41-42, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 71 represented by Geo. Herder, p. 5. House Journal.
(3) Herder resigned 4/8/1914. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) District 50 represented by George Herder, p. 853. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Death Claims Prominent Man: George Herder One of South Texas' Foremost Figures Passes Away," The Daily Tribune (Bay City, Texas), 3/30/1934, p. 1, crediting Matagorda County Museum & Bay City Public Library.
    "Beautiful Tribute to a Fine Man: George Herder's Death Causes Sorrow to Wide Circle," written by Bruce McCarthy, editor of the Eagle Lake Headlight, printed in The Daily Tribune (Bay City, Texas), 4/2/1934, pp. 1, 4, crediting Matagorda County Museum & Bay City Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). April 2, 1934 March 30, 1934

Other Resources

  • George Herder, Sr., birth date 2/16/1863 in High Hill, Texas, death date 3/29/1934 in Houston, Harris County, residence in Eagle Lake. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • George Herder, Sr. (1863-1934), burial in Weimar Masonic Cemetery, Weimar, Colorado County. Includes reprint of obituary in Colorado County Citizen, 4/5/1934. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Banks and Banking  
Contingent Expenses  
Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Senatorial Districts (Vice Chair) 
32nd R.S. - 1911
Appropriations Subcommittee on the Deaf and Dumb Institute (Chair) 
Appropriations Subcommittee on the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute for Colored Youth  
Appropriations Subcommittee on the Medical Department of the State University  
Banks and Banking  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
Liquor Traffic  
Public Debt  

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