Geo. Mendell

George Washington Mendell

Full Name: George Washington Mendell, Jr.
Date of birth: March 7, 1873
Date of death: April 19, 1940

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 89 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 89 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Mendell Rites Set for Today," 4/21/1940, p. 1. "George Mendell, Jr., 67, prominent Austin attorney and legislator." Austin Statesman.

Other Resources

  • George Mendell, Jr., birth date 3/7/1873 in Independence, Missouri, death date 4/19/1940 in Austin, Travis County, Texas, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • George Washington Mendell, Jr. birth date 3/7/1873, home address in Austin, Travis County, lawyer. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • George Mendell, Jr., birth date 3/7/1873, death date 4/19/1940, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - Geo. W. Mendell, Jr., postoffice Austin, nativity Missouri, age 44 (born circa 1873), 28 years in Texas, lawyer, member of former legislatures: 33rd-34th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Appropriations (Vice Chair) 
Committee to Investigate Certain Expenditures  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Municipal Corporations (Chair) 
Public Health  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
Supreme Judicial Districts  
34th R.S. - 1915
Commerce and Manufactures  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
Municipal Corporations  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Confederate Pension Warrants, Investigate (Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Asylums  

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