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Carl Alexander Goeth
Full Name: Carl Alexander Goeth
Date of birth: March 7, 1835
Date of death: December 16, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Cypress Mill / Blanco   Blanco, Comal, Gillespie

(1) "At the Democratic district convention, previous to the election of 1886, he was nominated for the office of Representative for the Eighty-ninth District . . .," p. 134. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Carl Goeth. House Journal. 20th R.S.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Carl Alexander Goeth, "Carl A. Goethe [sic] Is Dead: Former Legislator and Old Citizen of this State Passes—Native of Germany," 12/17/1912, p. 8. Austin Statesman.
  • Biographical information and family history, including Chapter V, "Carl Goeth—A Story of His Life," by Carl Goeth's wife Ottilie Goeth, nee Fuchs; translated from the German by Irma Goeth Guenther, Austin, Texas, 1969; revised and reformatted by Kenneth W. Fuchs, 2010; copyright by Irma Goeth Guenther, 1969. Includes description of service in the Legislature, Chapter V and Appendix A, "Political Career of Carl Goeth." Memoirs of a Texas Pioneer Grandmother (Was Grossmutter Erzählt), 1805-1915, 1969.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Carl Goeth, pp. 132-134. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Carl Alexander Goeth, pp. 473-475. Born 3/7/1835 in Wetzlar, Germany, married Ottilia Fuchs in 1859. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Carl Alexander Goeth, pp. 400-402. Texas, the Country and Its Men: Historical, Biographical, Descriptive, 1918.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army. Served in quartermaster's department under Major James McKinney during the Civil War, and in a scouting party on the frontier. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Other Resources
  • Carl Goeth, birth date 3/7/1835, death date 12/16/1912, burial in Goeth-Wenmohs Family Cemetery, Cypress Mill, Blanco County. Includes portraits of Carl and Ottilie Goeth, nee Fuchs; photos at Carl Goeth Home and Log House, Cypress Mill, Texas; and article in Record Courier (Johnson City, Texas), 6/28/1973. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in GOETH, OTTILIE FUCHS (1836–1926). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
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