Wenzel Matejowsky

Full Name: Wenzel Matejowsky
Other surnames: Matajowsky, Matejowski
Date of birth: April 30, 1828
Date of death: December 18, 1904

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Republican Nechanitz / Fayette   Fayette

(1) "For quite a number of years, he was one of the ablest republican leaders in the county." Fayette County, Her History and Her People, 1902.
(2) W. Matejowsky, Republican, is elected over Charles A. Kessler, Democrat, by a majority of 201 for the lower house of the legislature, 11/6/1886, p. 3. Galveston Daily News.
(3) In politics, Matejowsky is independent, p. 155. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(4) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederal States Army, Private, Long Prairie German Company, Texas Infantry Regiment. Military grave marker, Wenzel Matejowsky, birth date "May 1," death date "[Dec.] 18, 1904"; grave marker, W. Matejowski, birth date 4/30/1828, death date 12/18/1904, burial in Waldeck Cemetery, Waldeck, Fayette County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Biographical information; founded small village of Nechanitz, p. 242. An Early History of Fayette County, 1936.
  • Mentioned in NECHANITZ, TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Commerce and Manufactures  
Educational Affairs  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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