Reed Nelson Weisiger
Full Name: Reed Nelson Weisiger
Date of birth: May 2, 1838
Date of death: September 12, 1908
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893
Victoria / Victoria
Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wilson
2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20.
Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950
Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives
22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate."
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Obituary, R.N. Weisiger, "Mr. Weisiger Joins Great Majority: Venerable Gentleman Passed Away at His Home Near Victoria Today: Soldier and Statesman: Was Frequently Mentioned for Governor, but Declined to Offer for High Office," Saturday afternoon, 9/12/1908, p. 1.
Daily Advocate (Victoria, Texas).
- Reed Nelson Weisiger, death date 9/12/1908 in Victoria. Mentioned in biographical sketch of his son Robert Sidney Weisiger, Volume II, p. 584.
Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs, 1910.
- Biographical sketch, R.N. Weisiger, pp. 464-466.
Memorial and Genealogical Record of Southwest Texas: Containing Biographical Histories and Genealogical Records of Many Leading Men and Prominent Families, 1894.
- Biographical sketch and portrait, Reed N. Wesiger, pp. 225-226. Born 5/2/1838 in Danville, Kentucky, parents Joseph and Isabella Reed Weisiger, married Annie Callender 6/15/1875 in Victoria.
Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
Military Service Notes
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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