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Rudolph Kleberg Rudolph Kleberg
Full Name: Rudolph Kleberg
Other surnames: Kleburg
Date of birth: June 26, 1847
Date of death: December 28, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 26 Jan 9, 1883 - Sep 9, 1886 19th (1) (2)   18th (3) (4)   Democrat Cuero / DeWitt   Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wilson
(1) R. Kleburg, Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(2) Kleberg resigned 9/9/1886. 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, 1/10/1883, p. 1, All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office; pp. 5-6, Resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • KLEBERG, Rudolph (1847-1924). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Rudolph Kleberg, birth date 6/26/1847, death date 12/28/1924, photo and biographical sketch, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • KLEBERG, RUDOLPH (1847-1924). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch of Robert Kleberg, father of Rudolph and Marcellus Kleberg, History of the German Element in Texas from 1820-1850. . . HeritageQuest Online.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of father, Robert Justin [sic] Kleberg, Wave of the Gulf. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 85-86. Birth date 7/15/1874. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of father, Robert Justus Kleberg. Relatives: Marcellus Kleberg and Rudolph Kleberg - brothers. Includes photos of Rudolph Kleberg and the three Kleberg brothers: Rudolph, Marcellus, and Robert. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas, 1997.
  • Siblings Rudolph, Marcellus, and Caroline Kleberg [Eckhardt] mentioned in biographical sketch of their father, Robert Justus Kleberg. Relatives: Rudolph and Marcellus Kleberg - granduncles; Robert Christian Eckhardt - grandnephew. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas, 1997.
  • Siblings Rudolph, Marcellus, and Caroline Kleberg [Eckhardt] mentioned in biographical sketch of their father, Robert Justus Kleberg. Relatives: Rudolph and Marcellus Kleberg - uncles; Robert J. Eckhardt - nephew. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas, 1997.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 245-246. "First native Texan of German descent in the Texas Senate." Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company C, 4th Texas Cavalry. Rudolph Kleberg. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 161. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Relatives: Rudolph Kleberg - granduncle; Robert Christian "Bob" Eckhardt - grandnephew. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Rudolph Kleberg, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rudolph Kleberg, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Enrolled Bills  
    Finance  
    General Land Office  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Memorial Services for the Late J.C. Buchanan  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Debt  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stockraising (Chair) 
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Enrolled Bills  
    Finance  
    General Land Office  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Retrenchment and Reform (Chair) 
    San Antonio  
    Stock and Stockraising  
     

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