Fritz Engelhard

Full Name: Fritz Engelhard
Date of birth: August 7, 1878
Date of death: February 23, 1957

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 25 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Eagle Lake / Colorado   Austin, Colorado
H 25 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Eagle Lake / Colorado   Austin, Colorado

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "LCRA Act Author Dies in Hospital," 2/24/1957, p. 6. "Former Representative Fritz Engelhard, author of the Lower Colorado River Authority Act," death date Saturday, 2/23/1957. "As a member of the Legislature, he was an active sponsor of the bills designed to create the state agency, the Lower Colorado River Authority . . . He was a member of the outgoing Legislature which at a final session late in 1934, passed the act [SB 2, 43rd 4th Called Session], creating the LCRA, and he was appointed to the first board, taking office in February, 1935. He was an early chairman of the LCRA board." Austin American. SB 2, 43rd 4th C.S.
  • Fritz Engelhard, birth date 8/7/1878 in Nebraska, death date 2/23/1957 in San Antonio, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express.
  • 43rd Legislature (1933) - Fritz Engelhard, postoffice Eagle Lake, Colorado County, nativity Nebraska, age 53, farmer, member of former legislatures: 42nd. 42nd Legislature (1931) - age 52. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
State Affairs  
42nd R.S. - 1931
Constitutional Amendments  
Enrolled Bills  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
State Affairs  

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