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Max Meitzen Max Meitzen
Full Name: Max Meitzen
Date of birth: January 23, 1845
Date of death: June 26, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Fayetteville / Fayette   Fayette
H 45 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Fayetteville / Fayette   Fayette
H 45 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Fayetteville / Fayette   Fayette
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Possibly Max Meitzen, Pension File No. 30927, application date 11/25/1914, birth year estimated 1845, born in Saxony, Germany, residence in Fayette County for 65 years, lawyer, age 69. Confederate States Army, Captain Cruezbauer's Light Battery of Texas. Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Max Meitzen, Fayetteville, Fayette County, birth date January 1845, birthplace Germany, lawyer, wife Bettie. FamilySearch.
  • Max Meitzen, birth date 1/23/1845, death date 6/26/1918, interment in Fayetteville City Cemetery, Fayette County, spouse Barbara Elizabeth "Bettie" Heinschel Meitzen ("Bettie Meitzen" on grave marker). Find a Grave.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - Max Meitzen, postoffice Fayetteville, nativity Germany, age 56 (born circa 1845), farmer, lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Hon. Max Meitzen, one of the first settlers of Fayetteville and the first mayor of Fayetteville; mentioned in excerpt from Fayette County, Her History and Her People. Death of Mrs. Antonia Meitzen, mother of Hon. Max Meitzen of Fayetteville, Schulenburg Sticker, 6/4/1908. Fayette County, TXGenWeb Project. Fayette County History Mrs. Antonia Meitzen
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Max Meitzen,26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Max Meitzen,28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Contingent Expenses  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Private Land Claims  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Contingent Expenses  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    State Asylums  

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