B. Durst

Bruno Durst

Full Name: Bruno Durst
Date of birth: October 11, 1832
Date of death: January 12, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Leona / Leon   Leon, Madison

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Terms of Service top

House District 39
Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870
Legislatures: 11th (1)  
Home City/County: Leona / Leon
Counties in district: Leon, Madison

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Company A, 13th Texas Dismounted Cavalry, Burnett's Regiment, Walker's Regiment, per widow's application. Bruno Durst, death date 1/12/1905 in Leon County, widow Mrs. Texana M. Durst, marriage date 2/5/1868 in Leon County. Pension File No. 25686, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Texas Rangers; Texas State Troops, Captain, 18th Brigade; Confederate States Army, 2nd Lieutenant, Company A, 13th Texas Cavalry Regiment. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Bruno Durst, death date 1/12/1905 in Middleton, Leon County, age 72 years. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Bruno Durst, birth date 10/11/1832, "married Miss Lusk of Leon county" and "represented his district in the State Legislature," p. 19. Biographical sketch of father Colonel John Durst, "Interesting Life Story of an Early Texan," Frontier Times, Volume 1, Number 3, December 1923, December 1923, Bandera, Texas, crediting Westbank Community Library District. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Bruno Durst, 2nd Lt. Co. A. 13th Tex Cav C.S.A., husband of Neillana M. Durst, burial in Durst Cemetery. No dates. Leon County, TXGenWeb Project.


  • Photograph. B. Durst, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

11th R.S. - 1866
Internal Improvement  

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