Joe Mikeska

Joseph Mikeska

Full Name: Joseph "Joe" Mikeska
Date of birth: August 18, 1862
Date of death: February 27, 1947

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Wesley / Austin   Austin

Terms of Service top

House District 49
Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913
Legislatures: 32nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Wesley / Austin
Counties in district: Austin

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Joe Mikeska. House Journal. 32nd
  • 50th Legislature, R.S., HSR 161, 4/2/1947, pp. 1223-1224. Joseph Mikeska, birth date 8/18/1862 in Industry, Texas; spouse Theresa Adamek Mikeska preceded him in death in 1944. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Death Claims Joe Mikeska in Houston: Prominent Wesley Resident to Be Buried Sunday," Brenham Banner-Press, 2/28/1947, pp. 1, 6, crediting Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library. "He served several years in the Texas State Legislature during the administration of Governor O.B. Colquitt, was County Commissioner of Austin County for a period of twenty years, and was active in all political and civic affairs of both Austin and Washington counties." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Joseph Mikeska, birth date 8/18/1862 in Industry, Texas; death date 2/27/1947 in Houston, Harris County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Joseph Mikeska, birth date 8/18/1862, death date 2/27/1947, burial in Corinth Cemetery, Buckholts, Milam County, with spouse Tereza Mikeska. Find a Grave.
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - Joe Mikeska, postoffice Wesley, nativity Texas, age 48, merchant, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. Joe Mikeska, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Internal Improvements  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revenue and Taxation  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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