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Fritz Engelhard

Fritz Engelhard
Full Name: Fritz Engelhard
Birth date: August 7, 1878
Death date: February 23, 1957

Terms of Service

  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, "LCRA Act Author Dies in Hospital," 2/24/1957, p. 6. "Former Representative Fritz Engelhard, author of the Lower Colorado River Authority Act," death date Saturday, 2/23/1957. "As a member of the Legislature, he was an active sponsor of the bills designed to create the state agency, the Lower Colorado River Authority . . . He was a member of the outgoing Legislature which at a final session late in 1934, passed the act [SB 2, 43rd 4th Called Session], creating the LCRA, and he was appointed to the first board, taking office in February, 1935. He was an early chairman of the LCRA board." Austin American . SB 2, 43rd 4th C.S.
  • Fritz Engelhard, birth date 8/7/1878 in Nebraska, death date 2/23/1957 in San Antonio, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express .
  • 43rd Legislature (1933) - Fritz Engelhard, postoffice Eagle Lake, Colorado County, nativity Nebraska, age 53, farmer, member of former legislatures: 42nd. 42nd Legislature (1931) - age 52. Texas Legislative Manual .
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