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Boniface Leyendecker Boniface Juvenal Leyendecker
Full Name: Boniface Juvenal Leyendecker, Sr.
Date of birth: May 3, 1866
Date of death: June 27, 1953

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 75 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 75 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 75 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 75 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Boniface Juvenal Leyendecker (1866-1953), including profile in Laredo Times, 4/11/1943, and obituary in San Antonio Express, 6/28/1953. Relatives: John (Johann) Leyendecker (Representative from Colorado County, 1873-1874) - father, Boniface Leyendecker - son. The Strangest Names in American Political History, 2013.
  • Other Resources
  • Boniface Juvenal Leyendecker, Sr., birth date 5/3/1866, death date 6/27/1953, interment in Calvary Catholic Cemetey, Laredo, Webb County. Find a Grave.
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • 49th Legislature (1945) - B.J. Leyendecker, postoffice Laredo, Webb County, nativity Texas, age 78 (born circa 1867), retired, member of former legislatures: 45th-48th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Boniface Leyendecker, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Boniface Leyendecker, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Boniface Leyendecker, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Boniface Leyendecker, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Boniface Leyendecker, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Aeronautics  
    Banks and Banking  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Liquor Regulation  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Appropriations  
    Counties (Vice Chair) 
    Liquor Regulation  
    Public Health  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Banks and Banking (Chair) 
    Claims and Accounts  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Liquor Traffic  
    State Affairs  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Engrossed Bills  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Liquor Traffic  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Common Carriers  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Public Health  
     

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