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C. Welhausen Charles B. Welhausen
Full Name: Charles B. Welhausen
Other surnames: Wellhausen, Wollhausen
Date of birth: September 2, 1835
Date of death: November 3, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Flatonia / Fayette   Fayette

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) C. Wellhausen. House Journal.
(3) C. Wollhausen. Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • WELHAUSEN, CHARLES (1835-1916). Death date 11/3/1916. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Charles Wellhausen, p. 364. Born 1835 in Hanover, Germany. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 5th Texas Field Artillery (Creuzbauer's/Welhausen's Battery). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Charles Welhausen, birth date 9/2/1835, death date 11/8/1916, state legislator. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Account of Captain Wellhausen's participation in the Battle of Calcasieu Pass. "Calcasieu Pass Victory, Heroism 'Equal Dowling's,'" Port Arthur News, 1/3/1971. W.T. Block, Jr..
  • Other Resources
  • Chas. Welhausen, death date 11/8/1916 in Shiner, Lavaca County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Chas. Welhausen, birth date 9/2/1835 in Hanover, death date 11/3/1916 in Shiner, Texas, photos, burial in Shiner Cemetery, Shiner, Lavaca County. Find a Grave.
  • Text of Lavaca County historical marker 4686 at the Shiner-Welhausen homestead. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Text of Lavaca County historical marker 712 at Welhausen Park, Shiner, TX. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Obituary, "Captain Welhausen Dead," 11/10/1916, p. 7, report from Shiner, Tex., Nov. 3, "Captain Charles Welhausen died very suddenly this morning . . . " Weimar Mercury (Weimar, Colorado County, Texas).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C. Welhausen, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Mining and Minerals  
    Private Land Claims  
    Representation and Apportionment  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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