Geo. Pfeuffer

George Pfeuffer

Full Name: George Pfeuffer
Date of birth: October 17, 1830
Date of death: September 15, 1886

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 25 Jan 9, 1883 - Sep 15, 1886 18th (3) (4)   19th (1) (2)   Democrat New Braunfels / Comal   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Llano

(1) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) Pfeuffer died 9/15/1886. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(4) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1883 January 9, 1883

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Memorial committee and resolution, service, and speeches. 20th Legislature, R.S., 3/23/1887, pp. 462, 580-584, memorial page. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • PFEUFFER, GEORGE (1830-1886). Relatives: George Pfeuffer - father, Somers Pfeuffer, son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, George Pfeuffer, p. 88. "The sage of Comal," born 10/17/1830 in Bavaria. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 245. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, S.V. Pfeuffer, pp. 116-117. Born 10/10/1856 in Corpus Christi, married Thekla Weber 12/31/1881 in Marion, Texas. Son of Hon. George Pfeuffer, "for two terms a member of the state Senate," died in 1886. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.

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Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan, Prairie View Normal School, and Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville  
Constitutional Amendments  
Education (Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debt  
Purchase of Granite Quarry in Burnet County  
Retrenchment and Reform  
18th R.S. - 1883
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Education  
Finance (Chair) 
Governor's Mansion (Co-Chair) 
Penitentiaries  
Reception for Distinguished Mexican Visitors, Including Ex-President Porfirio Diaz  

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