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Louis H. Scholl Louis Henry Scholl
Full Name: Louis Henry Scholl
Date of birth: October 24, 1880
Date of death: March 26, 1956

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 88 Jan 9, 1917 - Oct 16, 1917 35th (1)   Democrat New Braunfels / Comal   Comal, Hays
H 88 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat New Braunfels / Comal   Comal, Hays

(1) Charles T. Bass, in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Louis H. Scholl, resigned 10/16/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Sketch of Rep. Savage by Rep. Scholl, 34th Legislature (1915), p. 1243. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Legislator/Artist exhibit, Louis H. Scholl. Legislative Reference Library.
  • Other Resources
  • Louis Henry Scholl, birth date 10/24/1880, death date 3/26/1956, burial in Comal Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal County. Plaque inscription: "Dedicated by the Volunteer Firemen of Texas, to the memory of Louis H. Scholl, who for 35 years served as assistant state secretary of the State Firemen's & Fire Marshals' Association of Texas; was an instructor in A&M College; member of the 34th and 35th Legislature; an outstanding landscape architect and state park manager; the state's authority on bee culture and a tireless civic leader. A Christian gentleman and benefactor of mankind, 'To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.'" Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in various beekeeping publications, Google Books. Gleanings in Bee Culture, Volume 33, 1905 Modern Beekeeping Progressive Bee-keeper, Volume 11 The American Bee Keeper, Volume 12, 1902
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - Louis H. Scholl, postoffice New Braunfels, nativity Texas, age 36, 36 years in Texas, bee keeping, member of former legislatures: 34th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Lewis Scholl, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Louis H. Scholl, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Forestry (Vice Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Congressional Districts  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Supreme Judicial Districts  

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