H. Laas

Herman Laas

Full Name: Herman Laas
Date of birth: January 15, 1859
Date of death: January 12, 1947

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Brookshire / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller
H 18 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Brookshire / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "H. Laas Buried Tuesday at 2 P.M.," 1/17/1947, p. 1. "He served in the Texas legislature from 1914 to 1918 under the Ferguson and Hobby administrations." Brookshire Times (Brookshire, Waller County, Texas).
  • Herman Laas, birth date 1/15/1859 in Cat Springs, death date 1/12/1947 in Plainview, Hale County, farmer-retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • H. Laas, birth date 1/15/1859 in Cat Spring, Texas, death date 1/12/1947, burial in Laas Family Cemetery, Waller County. Includes obituary in Hempstead News, 1/17/1974. Find a Grave.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. H. Laas, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H. Laas, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Claims and Accounts  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Juvenile Reforms  
Public Debt (Vice Chair) 
34th R.S. - 1915
Claims and Accounts  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debt (Vice Chair) 
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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