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J.M. Rieger John Mitchell Rieger
Full Name: John Mitchell Rieger
Other surnames: Reiger
Date of birth: November 13, 1868
Date of death: August 29, 1948

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 86 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Comanche
H 86 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Comanche
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • John Mitchell Rieger, birth date 11/13/1868, death date 8/29/1948 in Breckenridge, Stephens County, interment in Breckenridge Cemetery, Stephens County. Find a Grave.
  • "Old Timer Visits Here This Week," Comanche Chief, 4/28/1944, p. 8, crediting Comanche Public Library. Reports that "several old Comancheans live at Breckenridge including Judge J.M. Rieger, former County Judge here and now County Attorney there." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Judge Rieger Dies Following Brief Illness," Breckenridge American, 8/30/1948, p. 1, crediting Breckenridge Public Library. John M. Rieger, age 79, birth date 11/13/1868, death date Sunday 8/29/1948. "After 1903 he served several terms in the Texas legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - J.M. Rieger, postoffice Comanche, nativity Texas, age 34, lawyer, Democrat.
    29th Legislature (1905) - J.M. Reiger, postoffice Comanche, nativity Texas, age 36, lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.M. Rieger,28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.M. Rieger,29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    San Jacinto Battle Ground  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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