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A.J. Rosenthal Alphonse Rosenthal
Full Name: Alphonse J. Rosenthal
Date of birth: January 13, 1849
Date of death: July 26, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Republican La Grange / Fayette   Fayette

(1) Roster lists party as Dem.; biography says Rosenthal elected as a Republican. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(2) Republican. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Alphonso J. Rosenthal, p. 265. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, 7/27/1916, p. 10. Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, 7/29/1916, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, "Death Comes to Judge Rosenthal," Galveston Tribune, 7/27/1916, p. 2, crediting Rosenberg Library. "Judge Rosenthal was county judge of Fayette County for a number of years and later represented Fayette county in the state legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "1892: A. J. Rosenthal, a Jewish banker from Fayette County served as Chairman of the Credentials Committee when the Republican State Convention opened today in Austin, Texas." This Day . . . In Jewish History, 2013.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.J. Rosenthal, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Constitutional Amendments Address  
    Educational Affairs  
    Educational Affairs, Subcommittee on (Visit State Schools)  
    Judiciary No. 2  

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