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William Bierschwale William Bierschwale
Full Name: William S. Bierschwale
Date of birth: January 22, 1858
Date of death: February 16, 1932

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 87 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (1)   Republican Fredericksburg / Gillespie   Blanco, Gillespie, Kendall, Llano
H 87 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Republican Fredericksburg / Gillespie   Blanco, Gillespie, Kendall, Llano
H 89 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Republican Fredericksburg / Gillespie   Blanco, Gillespie, Llano
H 89 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (2) (3)   Republican Fredericksburg / Gillespie   Blanco, Gillespie, Llano
(1) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Incorrectly states Bierschwale was a Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(3) 31st-34th Legislatures - Republican. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • William Bierschwale, birth date 1/22/1858, death date 2/16/1932, interment in Saint Mary Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Gillespie County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituaries, 2/19/1932, p. 1, and 2/26/1932, p. 1. "He was a member of the Texas legislature from 1908 to 1916 and was one of the few Texas Republicans elected to that office." Fredericksburg Standard.
  • Obituary, Brownwood Bulletin, 2/16/1932, p. 1, crediting Brownwood Public Library. "William S. Bierschwale, banker and former legislator and Gillespie county clerk . . . republican." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Bierschwale, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Bierschwale, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Bierschwale, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Bierschwale, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Claims and Accounts  
    Mines and Mining  
    Municipal Corporations  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    33rd R.S. - 1913
    Adjutant General's Department  
    Claims and Accounts (Vice Chair) 
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
    Game and Fisheries  
    Public Buildings and Grounds Department  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Purchasing Agent  
    State Revenue Agent  
    State Tax Board  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Game and Fisheries  
    Labor  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Military Affairs  
    Private Corporations  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Military Affairs  
    Private Corporations  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
     

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