August Von Haxthausen

Full Name: August Von Haxthausen, Sr.
Other surnames: Haxthausen
Date of birth: June 4, 1874
Date of death: July 9, 1931

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 15 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 24 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 24 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) 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.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 31st-34th Legislatures - August Haxthausen. House Journal.
  • 42nd Legislature, 1st C.S., 7/15/1931, p. 19. August Von Haxthausen, Sr. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, August von Haxthausen. "He also served as a Texas state representative from 1909-1917. In addition, he was the youngest elected Grand President of the Sons of Hermann, O.D.H.S., the largest fraternal insurance benefit society headquartered in Texas." Protected Landmark Designation Report, The Hirzel-von Haxhausen House. City of Houston.

Other Resources

  • August Von Haxthausen, Sr., birth date 6/4/1874 in Hoexter Westphalia, Germany; death date 7/9/1931 in Fairbanks, Harris County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • August Von Haxthausen (1874-1931), deceased grand president, O.D.H.S., burial in Saint Peters United Church of Christ Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave.
  • 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

34th R.S. - 1915
Game and Fisheries  
Internal Improvements  
Military Affairs  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Claims and Accounts  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
Liquor Traffic  
Municipal Corporations  
32nd R.S. - 1911
Labor (Chair) 
Military Affairs  
Municipal Corporations  
Public Printing  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Private Corporations  
Public Printing  
State Asylums  
31st R.S. - 1909
Military Affairs  
Private Corporations  
Public Printing  
State Asylums  

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