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Augustin Haidusek Augustin Haidusek
Full Name: Augustin "August" Haidusek
Date of birth: September 19, 1845
Date of death: September 28, 1929

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat La Grange / Fayette   Fayette, Lee
(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Haidusek elected floater as a Democrat, p. 1, 11/17/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, pp. 15-16. Czech Texans, 1972.
  • Biographical sketch. "Elected mayor of LaGrange, Tex., 1876, and served two terms; elected to State Legislature, 1880, and served one term." GeneaSearch, 1999.
  • Biographical sketch, "Texas Czech Immigrant Legislators." Janaks Texas-Czech Articles and Photos.
  • Memorial, June 1953, p. 482. Relatives: father - Augustine Haidusek, son - George L. Haidusek. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Biographical sketch, Footprints of Fayette. "He was elected to the Seventeenth Texas Legislature in 1880 and served two terms representing Fayette and Lee County." Fayette County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "The Czechs in Texas," by Joseph Malik, p. 39. Augustin Haidusek, publisher of Czech newspaper Svoboda, first lawyer of Czech birth to be admitted to the bar in 1870 and first Czech to serve as mayor of a town (La Grange, Texas); also served as Fayette County Judge and member of the Texas Legislature. Panorama: a Historical Review of Czechs and Slovaks in the United States of America, 1970.
  • Account of the Haidusek family's immigration to America and arrival in Fayette County. Story of Dubina, Lavaca County, Texas, 2004.
  • Jochec, Jesse J. The Life and Career of Augustin Haidusek. Thesis for the Degree of Master of Arts, The University of Texas at Austin, 1940. 133 pages. Perry-Castaneda Library Storage, THESIS 1940 J581. The University of Texas at Austin.
  • HAIDUSEK, AUGUSTIN (1845-1929). Elected to the legislature in 1880 and served two terms. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Augustin Haidusek, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
     

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