E.G. Maetze

Ernst Gustav Maetze

Full Name: Ernst Gustav Maetze
Date of birth: September 20, 1817
Date of death: October 12, 1891

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 12 Jan 8, 1889 - Oct 12, 1891 22nd (1) (2) (3)   21st (4) (5) (6)   22nd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Bellville / Austin Senate President Pro Tempore (22nd)   Austin, Burleson, Fort Bend, Waller, Washington

(1) 22nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 4/13/1891, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) William W. Searcy, sworn 3/14/1892, succeeded Ernst G. Maetze, died 10/12/1891. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(5) J. Maetz, Senate District 12. List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(6) 21st Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/8/1889, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • E.G. Maetze, birth date 9/12/1817, death date 10/12/1891, burial in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Bellville, Austin County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in MILLHEIM, TEXAS: "In the 1850s E. G. Maetze started the first school at the settlement, with courses conducted in German." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Listed in Democratic State Convention, 1888, one of delegates to national convention, p. 258. Platforms of Political Parties in Texas, 1916.
  • Tribute to E.G. Maetze by Charles Nugel. "Notes and Fragments," Vol. 20, No. 4, April 1917, p. 413. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.

Photographs

  • Photograph. E.G. Maetze, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.G. Maetze, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Agricultural Affairs  
Apportionment and Representation  
Claims and Accounts  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Education  
General Land Office  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Health  
Retrenchment and Reform  
Roads and Bridges  
Rules (Chair) 
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
21st R.S. - 1889
Agricultural Affairs  
Claims and Accounts  
Commerce and Manufacture  
Constitutional Amendments  
Education  
General Land Office  
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
Retrenchment and Reform  
Roads and Bridges  
Rules (Chair) 
State Asylums  
State Institutions of Learning  

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