Bodo Julius Holekamp

Full Name: Bodo Julius Holekamp
Date of birth: March 14, 1878
Date of death: October 27, 1953

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 85 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Unaffiliated Boerne / Kendall   Blanco, Gillespie, Kendall, Llano

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
(2) "Holekamp was elected as an "Independent" in the 43rd legislature (1933-36) although oldtimers in Austin recalled he was an avowed Republican." "Dallas GOP is Planning Career," 11/21/1950, p. 12. Corsicana Daily Sun.
(3) "Amendments Rejected by Texas: Full Democratic Ticket is Elected in Lone Star State," 11/7/1934, pp. 1-A, 9-A. "The state's only non-Democratic member of the legislature, Bodo Holekamp of Boerne, was defeated . . . Holekamp was an independent." San Antonio Light.
(4) Independent. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Mr. Bodo Holkeamp," The Boerne Star, 11/5/1953, p. 1, crediting Patrick Heath Public Library. Bodo Holekamp, birth date 3/14/1878 in Comfort, death date 10/27/1953 in Boerne. "In 1932 he was elected as an Independent to the State Legislature where he served one term." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Bodo Julius Holekamp, birth date 3/14/1878 in Comfort, Kendall County, death date 10/27/1953 in Boerne, Kendall County, Grand Trustee of Order of Sons of Herman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Bodo J. Holekamp, birth date 3/14/1878, death date 10/27/1953, burial in Comfort Cemetery, Comfort, Kendall County, with spouse Theresa Holekamp nee Schwethelm. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Banks and Banking  
Game and Fisheries (Vice Chair) 
Liquor Traffic  

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