J.O. Boehmer

Joseph O. Boehmer

Full Name: Joseph O. Boehmer
Date of birth: March 27, 1870
Date of death: July 27, 1919

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 117 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Eagle Pass / Maverick   Brewster, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Presidio, Terrell, Val Verde
H 99 Jul 31, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd (1) (2)   Democrat Eagle Pass / Maverick   Brewster, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Val Verde

(1) "Announces for Legislature," 5/27/1911, p. 8. Reports "Hon. Joseph O. Boehmer of Eagle Pass. . .is a candidate for the seat in the Texas legislature made vacant by the resignation of Hon. A. M. Turney, who has accepted the position of county judge of Brewster County"; Boehmer ran as Democrat in 1911, "Boehmer Gets 62 Votes: Alpine Representative Election Results Canvassed," 7/13/1911, p. 4, "democratic primary election" results. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Joseph O. Boehmer, sworn 7/31/1911, succeeded Albert M. Turney, resigned 5/8/1911. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Joseph Boehmer Got Thirty: Veteran and Well Liked Newspaper Man Dies at San Antonio," The La Grange Journal, 7/31/1919, p. 3, crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Eagle Pass Editor Visitor Here, Dies: Joseph Boehmer Had Worked on Many Texas Publications and Was Widely Known," 7/28/1919, p. 12. Former member of state legislature from 1912-1914. Died early Sunday morning (7/27/1919), aged 49 years. San Antonio Evening News.

Other Resources

  • Joseph C. Boehmer, birth date 3/27/1870 in San Antonio, death date 7/27/1919 in San Antonio, publisher, burial in Eagle Pass. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Joseph O. Boehmer, birth date 3/27/1870, death date 7/27/1919, burial in Maverick County Cemetery, Eagle Pass, Maverick County. Find a Grave.
  • "Joseph O. Boehmer Elected: He is Made General Secretary of Eagle Pass Industrial League," 3/6/1910, p. 4. San Antonio Daily Express.
  • Joseph Boehmer, secretary of the Texas Dry Farming Congress. "Make Program for Large Dry Farming Meet: Secretary Boehmer and Professor Attwater Meet Here to Arrange Details: Gathering at Eagle Pass: Experts From This Government and of Mexico Will Address the Texas Congress," 4/22/1910, p. 5. San Antonio Light and Gazette.


  • Photograph. J.O. Boehmer, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Commerce and Manufactures  
Internal Improvements  
Military Affairs  
Mines and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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