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Richard Bache
Full Name: Richard Bache
Date of birth: March 11, 1784
Date of death: March 17, 1848

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 11 Elected but never sworn 2nd (1) (2)   1st (3)     Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
(1) Bache died 3/17/1848. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 2nd Legislature - Not present at the organization of the Senate. 12/28/1847, p. 65, "Mr. Richard Bache, Senator from the District of Galveston, presented his credentials, took the oath prescribed by the constitution and his seat." Senate Journal.
(3) Richard Bache, in special election 12/1/1847, sworn in 2nd Legislature, succeeded to unexpired term of Thomas F. McKinney, resigned after the session. Bache elected but never sworn in 1st Legislature. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 2nd Legislature, Senate Journal, 3/17/1848, pp. 615-616. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 47. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 187-188. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Military Service Notes
  • War of 1812, Philadelphia Volunteers; United States Navy; Louisiana Independent Volunteers. "Bache served as captain of the Franklin Flying Artillery of the Philadelphia Volunteers in the War of 1812. He also served in the United States Navy and as Philadelphia postmaster . . . On May 1, 1836, he was mustered into the Louisiana Independent Volunteers, commanded by J. J. Robinson, and while in service he briefly guarded Antonio L√≥pez de Santa Anna." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • BACHE, RICHARD (1784-1848). Grandson of Benjamin Franklin; born in Philadelphia on 3/11/1784. Moved to Galveston in 1842. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    2nd R.S. - 1847
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