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Frederick Voigt Frederick Voigt
Full Name: Frederick Voigt
Date of birth: September 4, 1825
Date of death: August 25, 1880

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Oct 8, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3) (4)     Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches   Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine
(1) Frederick Voight, sworn 10/8/1866, succeeded James W. Guinn, died 8/18/1866. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 11th Legislature - 10/8/1866, p. 329. "On motion of Senator Guinn, Hon. Frederick Voigt, member elect from the Third Senatorial District, came forward, took the oath of office and his seat." Senate Journal.
(3) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(4) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • VOIGT, FREDERICK (1825-1880). "By 1874 he was back in Austin serving as state librarian and in charge of all public property; he reported to the governor the condition of the Capitol and state buildings and made recommendations for their repair and maintenance." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Frederick Voigt, 11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of Senate members (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History). By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Enrolled Bills  
    Jefferson Davis, Petition to Release, Select (Co-Chair) 
     

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