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Bodo Holekamp Bodo Julius Holekamp
Full Name: Bodo Julius Holekamp
Date of birth: March 14, 1878
Date of death: October 27, 1953

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 85 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Unaffiliated Boerne / Kendall   Blanco, Gillespie, Kendall, Llano

(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.
(2) "Holekamp was elected as an "Independent" in the 43rd legislature (1933-36) although oldtimers in Austin recalled he was an avowed Republican." "Dallas GOP is Planning Career," 11/21/1950, p. 12. Corsicana Daily Sun.
(3) "Amendments Rejected by Texas: Full Democratic Ticket is Elected in Lone Star State," 11/7/1934, pp. 1-A, 9-A. "The state's only non-Democratic member of the legislature, Bodo Holekamp of Boerne, was defeated . . . Holekamp was an independent." San Antonio Light.
(4) Independent. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Mr. Bodo Holkeamp," The Boerne Star, 11/5/1953, p. 1, crediting Patrick Heath Public Library. Bodo Holekamp, birth date 3/14/1878 in Comfort, death date 10/27/1953 in Boerne. "In 1932 he was elected as an Independent to the State Legislature where he served one term." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Bodo Julius Holekamp, birth date 3/14/1878 in Comfort, Kendall County, death date 10/27/1953 in Boerne, Kendall County, Grand Trustee of Order of Sons of Herman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Bodo J. Holekamp, birth date 3/14/1878, death date 10/27/1953, burial in Comfort Cemetery, Comfort, Kendall County, with spouse Theresa Holekamp nee Schwethelm. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bodo Holekamp, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Banks and Banking  
    Game and Fisheries (Vice Chair) 
    Liquor Traffic  

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