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William Bierschwale

William Bierschwale
Full Name: William S. Bierschwale
Birth date: January 22, 1858
Death date: February 16, 1932

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th (2) Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Republican
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Republican
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
    Republican
  • House, 31st (1) (3) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Republican
(1) Incorrectly states Bierschwale was a 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.
(2) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
(3) 31st-34th Legislatures - Republican. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • William Bierschwale, birth date 1/22/1858, death date 2/16/1932, interment in Saint Mary Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Gillespie County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituaries, 2/19/1932, p. 1, and 2/26/1932, p. 1. "He was a member of the Texas legislature from 1908 to 1916 and was one of the few Texas Republicans elected to that office." Fredericksburg Standard .
  • Obituary, Brownwood Bulletin, 2/16/1932, p. 1, crediting Brownwood Public Library. "William S. Bierschwale, banker and former legislator and Gillespie county clerk . . . republican." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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