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Henry Richarz
Full Name: Henry Joseph Richarz
Date of birth: September 8, 1823
Date of death: May 21, 1910

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 73 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Republican D'Hanis / Medina   Bandera, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Medina, Menard, Uvalde
(1) D'Hanis, Texas is eight miles west of Hondo in western Medina County. The community is sometimes called New D'Hanis to distinguish it from the site of old D'Hanis one mile to the east. The original settlement was the third made by Henri Castro through his agent, Theodore Gentilz. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Castroville, Medina County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) D'Hanis, Medina County, Republican. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch included in Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas," 1900, pp. 202-205. Google Books.
  • Other Resources
  • Family group sheet. Heinrich Joseph Richarz - birth date 9/8/1823; death date 5/21/1910. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Mentioned in "Forgotten Rangers," Fall 2000, Texas Ranger Dispatch Magazine, 2008.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    County and County Boundaries  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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