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Chas. Langhammer Charles Langhammer
Full Name: Charles Langhammer
Date of birth: November 24, 1844
Date of death: March 28, 1908

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 42 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Bellville / Austin   Austin
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, C. Langhammer, 4/2/1908, p. 5. Charles Langhammer, died 3/28/1908 at home in Bellville. Born in Bohemia, entered Confederate Army at age 17 as a member of Waul's Legion. "After three terms [as Austin County tax collector] he retired and entered the mercantile business, and a few years later was again tax collector and subsequently represented the county in the state legislature." Bellville Times.
  • Obituary, Charles Langhammer, "Deaths in Texas," 3/30/1908, p. 5. Houston Chronicle.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Corporal, Company C, Waul's Texas Legion, age 17, enlisted in 1862. Charles Langhammer, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.
    Confederate States Army, Private, Company E, Infantry, Waul's Legion, age 17 years, enlisted 4/4/1862 at Houston, native of Germany, residence in Austin County. C. Langhammer, Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Charles Langhammer, age 63, death date 3/28/1908 in Bellville, Austin County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • C. Langhammer, birth date 11/24/1844, death date 3/28/1908, burial in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery #01, Bellville, Austin County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Chas. Langhammer, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Asylums  

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