J. Housen

Joseph Holshousen

Full Name: Joseph "Joe" Holshousen, Sr.
Date of birth: August 11, 1849
Date of death: April 7, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Angelina, Polk, San Augustine, San Jacinto

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Joseph Holshousen, Polk County, age 20, born circa 1850 in Texas, son of Clayton and Margaret Holshousen.
    Census of 1900 - Joseph Holshousen, Livingston, Polk County, age 50, born August 1849 in Texas, county judge, wife Attie. FamilySearch. 1870 1900
  • Joe Holshousen, birth date 1850 in Texas; death date 4/7/1915 in Livingston, Polk County; lawyer; father C. Holshousen. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Joe Holshousen, birth date 8/11/1849, death date 4/7/1915, burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Livingston, Polk County. Includes obituary from the Polk County Enterprise, 4/15/1915. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, J. Holshousen, Livingston, Texas, 4/9/1915, p. 3. "Judge Holshousen served his county several terms as county judge and was elected to the legislature one term, retiring voluntarily." Houston Chronicle.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - Joe Holshousen, postoffice Livingston, nativity Texas, age 57 (born circa 1850), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J. Housen, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

30th R.S. - 1907
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Claims and Accounts  
Game and Fisheries  
Judicial Districts  

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