Eugene Samuel Nordhaus

Full Name: Eugene Samuel Nordhaus
Date of birth: January 31, 1865
Date of death: December 17, 1929

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 85 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 85 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 85 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) District 85 composed of Bexar County; District 86 composed of Caldwell County, p. 42, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 85 represented by Eugene Nordhaus, p. 5. House Journal.
(3) District 86 represented by Eugene Nordhaus, p. 145. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Eugene S. Nordhaus, Volume IV, pp. 1645-1646. A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.
  • Obituary, "E.S. Nordhaus, Former Legislator, Dies Here," 12/18/1929, p. 6, and death announcement, p. 19. "Eugene S. Nordhaus, member of the Texas Legislature from Bexar County from 1915 to 1923 and one of the authors of Texas' free textbook bill." San Antonio Express.

Other Resources

  • Eugene S. Nordhaus, birth date 1/31/1865 in San Antonio, death date 12/17/1929 in San Antonio, Bexar County, newspaper man. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Eugene Samuel Nordhaus, birth date 1/31/1865, death date 12/17/1929, burial in City Cemetery #6, San Antonio, Bexar County. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Labor (Vice Chair) 
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
35th R.S. - 1917
Constitutional Amendments  
Juvenile Training School at Gatesville and the Girls' Training School at Gainesville  
Labor (Vice Chair) 
Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prisons at Huntsville and Rusk  
Senatorial Districts  
34th R.S. - 1915
Inspect Capitol  
Juvenile Reforms  
Municipal Corporations  
Public Printing  
Revenue and Taxation  

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