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August Von Haxthausen

August (Von) Haxthausen, Sr.
Full Name: August Von Haxthausen, Sr.
Other surnames: Haxthausen
Birth date: June 4, 1874
Death date: July 9, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
  • House, 31st (1) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
(1) 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.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 31st-34th Legislatures - August Haxthausen. House Journal .
  • 42nd Legislature, 1st C.S., 7/15/1931, p. 19. August Von Haxthausen, Sr. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, August von Haxthausen. "He also served as a Texas state representative from 1909-1917. In addition, he was the youngest elected Grand President of the Sons of Hermann, O.D.H.S., the largest fraternal insurance benefit society headquartered in Texas." Protected Landmark Designation Report, The Hirzel-von Haxhausen House. City of Houston .
  • August Von Haxthausen, Sr., birth date 6/4/1874 in Hoexter Westphalia, Germany; death date 7/9/1931 in Fairbanks, Harris County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • August Von Haxthausen (1874-1931), deceased grand president, O.D.H.S., interment in Saint Peters United Church of Christ Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
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