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John C. Amsler John C. Amsler
Full Name: John C. Amsler
Date of birth: 1864
Date of death: 1946

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 13, 1925 - Mar 31, 1926 39th (1)   Democrat Hempstead / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller
H 20 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Hempstead / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller
(1) Adolph B. Anderson, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded John C. Amsler, resigned 3/31/1926. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • "A Guide to the John C. Amsler Papers, 1891," is comprised of "biographical sketches of Mary Loewenberger Amsler and Charles Conrad Amsler, settlers in Austin's Colony who helped found Cat Spring, Texas." Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006.
  • Biographical sketch of John C. Amsler's father Charles Amsler, son of Charles Conrad Amsler and Mary Lowenberger Amsler; marriage to Julia Meyer 7/11/1861; two sons, John C. and Louis D., three daughters. "Soon after his marriage Mr. [Charles] Amsler moved to Montgomery County . . . until 1885, when he settled in Hempstead, where he subsquently lived." Brown, John Henry. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas, 1880, p. 506, crediting the UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • "Amsler Estate is in Bankruptcy Too," Hempstead, 3/27/1925, p. 1. "The Amsler estate was founded here more than 30 years ago by the elder John Asmler [sic] . . . the surviving son, John C. Amsler, is representative in the State legislature from this county." Bryan Eagle.
  • Census of 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920 - possibly John C. Amsler, Justice Precinct 1, Waller County, born March 1865, mgr. oil mill and bank president, spouse Anna/Annie, sons Carl, Lamar, Jack, and Francis. Son of C. Amsler (born circa 1836) and Julia Amsler (born circa 1846), Montgomery County in 1880.
    Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935, Francis Julian Amsler, born 4/22/1907 to John Charles Amsler and Annie Lindeman. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 Texas Birth Certificates
  • Possibly John C. Amsler, birth date 3/30/1864, death date 9/17/1946, interment in Hempstead Cemetery, Hempstead, Waller County; spouse Annie E. LaMair Amsler, children Carl, Lamar, Jack, and Francis Julian. Find a Grave.
  • "Amsler Family Celebrated: Event at Hempstead Was Unique Affair," 7/10/1914, p. 5, commemoration of the "eightieth anniversary of settling in Texas of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Conrad Amsler and the seventy-ninth anniversary of the birth of Charles Amsler, decased husband of the hostess [Mrs. Julia Amsler]." Houston Post.
  • Obituary, Charles C. Amsler, John C. Amsler's father, Galveston Daily News, 3/27/1891, p. 4, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "One of the owners of the oil mill recently started here . . . left a wife, two sons and three daughters." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 39th Legislature (1925) - John C. Amsler, postoffice Hempstead, nativity Texas, age 60 (born circa 1865), manufacturer, member of former legislatures: 38th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Waller County Cemetery Photographs project for Hempstead Cemetery lists John C. Amsler, with photo of headstone; born 1864, died 1946. USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John C. Amsler, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John C. Amsler, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    39th R.S. - 1925
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    38th R.S. - 1923
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