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Henry Labatt Henry Labatt
Full Name: Henry Jacob Labatt
Date of birth: January 13, 1832
Date of death: September 8, 1900

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 65 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 35 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketches and portrait, Jewish Museum of the American West, 2016. Henry J. Labatt: Influential Early Pioneer Jewish Attorney of San Francisco
  • Henry Jacob Labatt: Pioneer Jewish Lawyer During His Texas Years
  • Memorial biographical sketch, pp. 53-54; listed in deceased members, death date 9/8/1900, p. 72. Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Session of the Texas Bar Association, 1901.
  • Biography, Henry Jacob Labatt, p. 264. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Henry Jacob Labatt, birth date 1/13/1832, died in Galveston Hurricane, 9/8/1900. Find a Grave.
  • Labatt's letter of acceptance for the Democratic nomination for representative in the legislature, September 20, 1884, p. 4, 9/21/1884. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Henry Labatt, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Memorial Services for Hon. W.H. Tucker of Anderson and Hon. A.J. Leo of Hidalgo (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    Reception for Distinguished Mexican Visitors, Including Ex-President Porfirio Diaz  
    State Fish Commission, Select  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Insurance and Statistics (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
     

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