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Alexander Kessler Alexander Kessler
Full Name: Alexander Louis Kessler
Date of birth: December 5, 1837
Date of death: November 26, 1897

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 72 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat New Braunfels / Comal   Bexar, Comal
H 29 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat New Braunfels / Comal   Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Wilson
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • KESSLER, ALEXANDER LOUIS (1837-1897). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 503-505. ". . .member of the House of Representatives of the Texas Legislature in 1874, 1875 and 1876. . . He was elected as a Democrat, but has since severed his connections with all parties." Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biography, pp. 139-141. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Alexander Kessler, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Alexander Kessler, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Printing  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Asylum and Public Building Repairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Finance  
    Immigration  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Debt  
    Sunday Law  
     

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