John C. Amsler

John Charles Amsler

Full Name: John Charles Amsler
Date of birth: March 30, 1864
Date of death: September 17, 1946

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 13, 1925 - Mar 31, 1926 39th (1)   Democrat Hempstead / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller
H 20 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Hempstead / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller

(1) Adolph B. Anderson, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded John C. Amsler, resigned 3/31/1926. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch of John C. Amsler's father Charles Amsler, son of Charles Conrad Amsler and Mary Lowenberger Amsler; marriage to Julia Meyer 7/11/1861; two sons, John C. and Louis D., three daughters. "Soon after his marriage Mr. [Charles] Amsler moved to Montgomery County . . . until 1885, when he settled in Hempstead, where he subsquently lived." Brown, John Henry. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas, 1880, p. 506. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • "Amsler Estate is in Bankruptcy Too," Hempstead, 3/27/1925, p. 1. "The Amsler estate was founded here more than 30 years ago by the elder John Asmler [sic] . . . the surviving son, John C. Amsler, is representative in the State legislature from this county." Bryan Eagle.
  • Census of 1880 - John Amsler, Montgomery County, age 16, born circa 1864 in Texas, son of C. Amsler (born circa 1836) and Julia Amsler (born circa 1846).
    Census of 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940 - John C. Amsler, Waller County, born March 1865 in Texas, mgr. oil mill and bank president, spouse Anna/Annie, sons Carl, Lamar, Jack, and Francis.
    John Charles Amsler in son Francis Julian Amsler's birth record. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
  • John C. Amsler, birth date 3/30/1864 in Austin County; death date 9/17/1946 in Hempstead, Waller County; father John Charles Amsler, mother Julia Meyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John C. Amsler (1864-1946), burial in Hempstead Cemetery, Hempstead, Waller County; spouse Annie E. LaMair Amsler, children Carl, Lamar, Jack, and Francis Julian. Find a Grave.
  • "Amsler Family Celebrated: Event at Hempstead Was Unique Affair," 7/10/1914, p. 5, commemoration of the "eightieth anniversary of settling in Texas of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Conrad Amsler and the seventy-ninth anniversary of the birth of Charles Amsler, decased husband of the hostess [Mrs. Julia Amsler]." Houston Post.
  • Obituary, Charles C. Amsler, John C. Amsler's father, Galveston Daily News, 3/27/1891, p. 4, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "One of the owners of the oil mill recently started here . . . left a wife, two sons and three daughters." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • A Guide to the John C. Amsler Papers, 1891. Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin. "Comprised of biographical sketches of Mary Loewenberger Amsler and Charles Conrad Amsler, settlers in Austin's Colony who helped found Cat Spring, Texas." Texas Archival Resources Online, 2010.
  • 39th Legislature (1925) - John C. Amsler, postoffice Hempstead, nativity Texas, age 60 (born circa 1865), manufacturer, member of former legislatures: 38th. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  
38th R.S. - 1923
Conservation and Reclamation  
Game and Fisheries  
Public Lands and Buildings  

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