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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, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, pp. 487-499. Waelder always a "thorough Democrat." Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.
  • WAELDER, JACOB (1820-1887). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jacob Waelder, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
  • Photograph. Jacob Waelder, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Apportionment (Chair) 
    Claims and Accounts  
    Judiciary  
    State Affairs  
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Depredations Upon Citizens of Mexican Origin Transporting Merchandise from Lavaca to San Antonio (Co-Chair) 
    Education  
    Indian Affairs (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary  
    Printing  
    Rules, Select  
    State Affairs  
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Engrossed Bills  
    Indian Affairs  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Judiciary  
     

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