Bernard Schwegmann

Full Name: Bernard Schwegmann
Other surnames: Schwegman
Date of birth: March 12, 1850
Date of death: August 27, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 85 Jan 12, 1915 - Aug 27, 1915 34th (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 85 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) Edward Lange, in special election 10/20/1915, succeded Bernhardt Schwegmann, died 8/27/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "B. Schwegman Is Dead," San Antonio Express, 8/28/1915, p. 16, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Bernard Schwegman, elected to Legislature in 1914. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary and photo, "B. Schwegmann Dies After a Short Illness," 8/27/1915, p. 7. Bernard Schwegmann, Sr. San Antonio Light.

Military Service Notes

  • Officer in German Army, Franco-Prussian War. "At the age of twenty years he served in the Franco-Prussian War as an officer in Oldenburger Cavallerie regiment, taking part in the battles of Spichern Heights, St. Miehel, Gravalotte, Mars-la-Tour and others. He was presented with the iron cross and other emblems in recognition of distinguished service were conferred upon him by the grand Duke of Oldenburg." Obituary and photo, "B. Schwegmann Dies After a Short Illness," 8/27/1915, p. 7. San Antonio Light.

Other Resources

  • Bernhardt Schwegmann, birth date 3/12/1850, death date 8/27/1915, occupation: State Representative. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Bernhard Schwegmann, birth date 3/12/1850, death date 8/27/1915, burial in Saint Josephs Society Cemetery, San Antonio. Includes reprint of obituary in San Antonio Light, 8/28/1915. Find a Grave.
  • 33rd-34th Legislatures (1913-1915) - Bernard Schwegman, postoffice San Antonio, nativity Germany, fraternal secretary, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual. 33rd
  • 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

34th R.S. - 1915
Game and Fisheries  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Health  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Game and Fisheries  
Liquor Traffic  
Military Affairs  
Municipal Corporations  
State Asylums  

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