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Henry Shaper
Full Name: Henry Shaper, Sr.
Date of birth: December 25, 1835
Date of death: January 30, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 87 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Goliad / Goliad   Aransas, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, Victoria
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Henry Shaper, pp. 297-300. Born 1835 in Germany, married Martha L. Hancock in October 1857, sons Joel, Henry, and Jasper. Elected county judge of Goliad County in 1888. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company A, commanded by Captain Jones, Hobby's battalion. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Henry Shoper, Goliad County, age 64, born December 1836 in Germany, stock raiser, wife Martha L., son Jasper W.
    Census of 1910 - Henry Shaper, Goliad County, age 73, born circa 1837 in Germany, judge, county court, wife Martha L. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • Henry Shaper, Sr., birth date 12/25/1835 in Germany, death date 1/30/1911 in Goliad, Goliad County, Texas, county judge, farming. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1977-1986.
  • H. Shaper, birth date 12/25/1835, death date 1/31/1911, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Goliad, Goliad County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Judge Henry Shaper Dead," Galveston Tribune, 1/31/1911, p. 5, crediting Rosenberg Library. "An early day settled [settler] and for several terms county judge of Goliad county." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Labor  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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