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Herman Laas Herman Laas
Full Name: Herman Laas
Date of birth: January 15, 1859
Date of death: January 12, 1947

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Brookshire / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller
H 18 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (1)   Democrat Brookshire / Waller   Fort Bend, Waller
(1) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary, 1/17/1947, p. 1. Brookshire Times (Brookshire, Waller County, Texas).
  • Herman Laas, birth date 1/15/1859 in Cat Springs, death date 1/12/1947 in Plainview, Hale County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Herman Laas, birth date 1/15/1859 in Cat Spring, Austin County; death date 1/12/1947 in Plainview, Hale County; obituary in Hempstead News, 1/17/1974 ("member of the Texas Legislature from 1914 to 1918"); interment in Laas Family Cemetery, Waller County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Herman Laas, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Laas, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Agriculture  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Counties  
    Juvenile Reforms  
    Public Debt (Vice Chair) 
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Claims and Accounts  
    Education  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt (Vice Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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