Otto Wahrmund

Full Name: Otto Wahrmund
Date of birth: September 15, 1855
Date of death: June 24, 1929

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 85 Elected but never sworn 36th (1) (2)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 85 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 85 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 85 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 92 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 92 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (3)   Democrat Unknown / Bexar   Bexar

(1) O.B. Black, in special election 2/6/1919, sworn 2/13/1919, succeeded Otto Wahrmund, member-elect, resigned 1/14/1919. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) "Col. Otto Wahrmund Resigns as Member of the Legislature," 1/14/1919, p. 1. Wahrmund elected but never sworn, resigned 1/14/1919 due to ill health. San Antonio Light.
(3) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

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Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Otto Wahrmund, birth date 9/19/1855, death date 6/24/1929, burial in Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio. Includes photograph, biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • "Four Founders of Brewery Were Colorful Personalities," 10/13/1953, p. 12. Founders of Pearl Brewery in San Antonio were Otto Koehler, Oscar Bergstrom, Otto Wahrmund and John J. Stevens. "Bergstrom . . . was elected as a representative to the legislature in 1884. . .returned from New York to San Antonio in 1927, and died at Boerne, September 3, 1929." "Otto Wahrmund . . . was elected Representatives [sic] of the 35th District in 1908, and was re-elected for four consecutive two-year terms, without opposition." San Antonio Express.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Common Carriers  
Juvenile Reforms  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Municipal Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
34th R.S. - 1915
Commerce and Manufactures  
Internal Improvements  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Municipal Corporations  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Mines and Mining  
Municipal Corporations  
32nd R.S. - 1911
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Mines and Mining  
Municipal Corporations  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Military Affairs  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
State Asylums  
31st R.S. - 1909
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Asylums  

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