Edward H. Lange

Edward Henry Lange

Full Name: Edward Henry Lange
Date of birth: May 14, 1892
Date of death: December 9, 1980

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 8, 1935 - Oct 28, 1936 44th (1)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 75 Jan 29, 1934 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (2) (3)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 85 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 85 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 85 Oct 20, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (4) (5)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) Resigned 10/28/1936. "Allred Lauds Ed Lange," 10/29/1936, p. 1. "Edward H. Lange, of Laredo, member of the House during three Legislatures, resigned Wednesday to become city attorney of Laredo. The resignation was effective immediately. He served during the 36th, 43rd and 44th Legislatures, but did not seek election to the 45th assembly." Laredo Times.
(2) Edward H. Lange, elected in special election 1/13/1934. "Time Extension on Car Tax Not Listed," 1/28/1934, p. 1. "This will be the third term for Mr. Lange in the lower house of the legislature, having previously served two terms from the 78th District [sic], which is from Bexar county. The 75th District is composed of Webb and Zapata counties." Laredo Times.
(3) Edward Lange, in special election 1/13/1934, sworn 1/29/1934, succeeded Paul S. Hill, resigned after 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Edward Lange, in special election 10/20/1915, succeded Bernhardt Schwegmann, died 8/27/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) "Edward H. Lange Opposes Eskridge: He Would Succeed Late Bernard Schwegmann in Lower House," San Antonio Express-News, 9/4/1915, p. 16, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Edward H. Lange, age 24, native of San Antonio, son of B.J. Lange, soap manufacturer. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, April 1981, p. 450. Edward Henry Lange, death date 12/9/1980, age 88, widow Ethel Reynolds Lange. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900, 1910, and 1920 - Edward/Ed Lange, San Antonio, Bexar County, born May 1892, son of Bernard/Benjamin Lange (cotton dealer/soap manufacturer/proprietor of soap factory) and Emilie/Amelia Lange. Lawyer in 1920.
    FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920
  • Edward Henry Lange, birth date 5/14/1892 in San Antonio, home address San Antonio, occupation: "attorney, member legislature." FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Appointed senior attorney of the Federal Power Commission in Washington, D.C. "Lange Named to High Legal Post in Washington," 10/2/1938, pp. 1, 10. "Edward H. Lange, Laredo City attorney . . . has been a practicing attorney here and in San Antonio since 1915. He moved to Laredo in 1929." Laredo Times.


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Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Banks and Banking  
Federal Relations  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Health  
State Affairs  
36th R.S. - 1919
Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Municipal and Private Corporations  
State Affairs  
35th R.S. - 1917
Banks and Banking  
Constitutional Amendments  
State Asylums  

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