Jacob Waelder

Jacob Waelder

Full Name: Jacob Waelder
Date of birth: May 17, 1820
Date of death: August 27, 1887

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 71 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar, Comal, Gillespie, Kinney, Medina, Uvalde
H 71 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar, Comal, Gillespie, Kinney, Medina, Uvalde
H 71 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Unknown / Comal   Bexar, Comal, Gillespie, Kinney, Medina, Uvalde

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources


  • Photograph. Jacob Waelder, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Photograph. Jacob Waelder, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.

Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
Apportionment (Chair) 
Claims and Accounts  
State Affairs  
7th R.S. - 1857
Depredations Upon Citizens of Mexican Origin Transporting Merchandise from Lavaca to San Antonio (Co-Chair) 
Indian Affairs (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Rules, Select  
State Affairs  
6th R.S. - 1855
Engrossed Bills  
Indian Affairs  
Judicial Districts, Select  

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