Joseph Columbus Rugel

Full Name: Joseph Columbus Rugel
Date of birth: March 19, 1853
Date of death: January 29, 1929

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Mesquite / Dallas   Dallas

(1) "Democratic member from Dallas," p. 171. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(2) 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

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Joseph C. Rugel, birth date 3/19/1853 in Tennessee; death date 1/29/1929 in Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas; banker. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Joseph C. Rugel, birth date 3/19/1853, death date 1/29/1929, burial in Mesquite Cemetery, Mesquite, Dallas County. Find a Grave.
  • "J.C. Rugel Elementary School opened in 1965 and is named after Joseph Columbus Rugel, a teacher, bookkeeper, legislator, and hardware merchant from Mesquite, Texas." School Basics, Rugel Elementary School. Mesquite Independent School District.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Internal Improvement  
State Affairs  

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