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Ferdinand Carl Weinert

F.C. Weinert
Full Name: Ferdinand Carl Weinert
Birth date: July 14, 1853
Death date: February 16, 1939

Terms of Service

  • House, 43rd (1) (5) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
    Democrat
  • Senate, 33rd (3) (4) (6) (7) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 5/3/1913
    Democrat
  • Senate, 32nd (8) & 31st (2) (9) Legislatures
    1/12/1909 - 1/14/1913
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 9/9/1910, 4th C.S.
  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
    Democrat
(1) "Rep. F.C. Weinert, Seguin democrat, has former Rep. Reno Eichenroht, last republican to hold a seat in the legislature, as an opponent." "85 New Members Nominated for Lower House; Nine New Senators," 9/9/1932, p. 3. Big Spring Herald .
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(3) Resigned from Legislature, 5/30/1913, appointed Secretary of State 6/1/1913. Card File .
(4) "To Choose a State Senator" and "Weinert in Charge of Office," 6/2/1913, p. 6: Harley mentioned as candidate, Weinert became Texas Secretary of State; "James A. Harley Elected: Seguin Man Unopposed for Senator from Twenty-First District," 7/21/1913, p. 2: Harley elected 7/19/1913. Galveston Daily News .
(5) 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 .
(6) James A. Harley, sworn 7/21/1913, succeeded Ferdinand C. Weinert, resigned 5/3/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) 33rd Legislature - 1/14/1913, p. 3, elected on 11/5/1912. Senate Journal .
(8) 32nd Legislature - 1/10/1911, p. 1, listed in Roll Call with "holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(9) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call as "Senator-elect." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 42nd Legislature - Tribute to Hon. F.C. Weinert, 1/29/1931, pp. 179-180. Reprint of "Well-Deserved Tribute." by Hugh Nugent Fitzgerald, in the Austin American. Biographical sketch. House Journal .
  • 43rd Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Resolution Providing for Photograph of Hon. J.L. Goodman and Hon. F.C. Weinert, 9/7/1934, p. 72; Presentation of Portrait of J.L. Goodman and Hon. F.C. Weinert, 9/20/1934, pp. 281-284. Biographical sketches, birth dates. House Journal .
  • 46th Legislature, R.S., HSR 152, 2/28/1939, pp. 855-856. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 46th Legislature, R.S., SR 25, 2/16/1939, p. 321. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, pp. 1935-1936. Born in New Braunfels in 1850. A History of Texas and Texans 1916.
  • Obituary, "F.C. Weinert, Ex-Senator, Dies at Seguin," 2/17/1939. Died 2/16/1939. Dallas Morning News .
  • Ferdinand Carl Weinert, birth date 7/14/1853, death date 2/16/1939, interment in San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County. Find a Grave .
  • WEINERT, FERDINAND C. (1853-1939). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • 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 .
  • "Weinert's Granddaughter Shares Story of Historic Home, Family," 10/25/1992, pp. 1B-2B, includes photo. Seguin Gazette-Enterprise .
  • Memorial, October 1956, p. 685. Memorial for H. H. Weinert, son of Ferdinand Weinert and brother of Rudolph Weinert. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Memorial, May 1974, p. 498. Memorial for Rudolph Weinert. Relatives: Ferdinand Weinert - father, Rudolph Weinert - son. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936 1936.
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