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H.J. Labatt Henry Labatt
Full Name: Henry Jacob Labatt
Date of birth: January 13, 1832
Date of death: September 8, 1900

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 65 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 35 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketches and portrait, Jewish Museum of the American West, 2016. Henry J. Labatt: Influential Early Pioneer Jewish Attorney of San Francisco Henry Jacob Labatt: Pioneer Jewish Lawyer During His Texas Years
  • Memorial biographical sketch, pp. 53-54; listed in deceased members, death date 9/8/1900, p. 72. Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Session of the Texas Bar Association, 1901.
  • Biographical sketch, Henry Jacob Labatt, p. 264. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Henry Jacob Labatt, birth date 1/13/1832, died in Galveston Hurricane, 9/8/1900. Find a Grave.
  • Labatt's letter of acceptance for the Democratic nomination for representative in the legislature, September 20, 1884, p. 4, 9/21/1884. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. H.J. Labatt, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Memorial Services for Hon. W.H. Tucker of Anderson and Hon. A.J. Leo of Hidalgo (Chair) 
    Reception for Distinguished Mexican Visitors, Including Ex-President Porfirio Diaz  
    State Fish Commission, Select  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Insurance and Statistics (Chair) 
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  

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