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Bernard Schwegmann

Bernard Schwegman
Full Name: Bernard Schwegmann
Other surnames: Schwegman
Birth date: March 12, 1850
Death date: August 27, 1915

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th (1) Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 8/27/1915
  • House, 33rd Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
(1) Edward Lange, in special election 10/20/1915, succeded Bernhardt Schwegmann, died 8/27/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Bernhardt Schwegmann, birth date 3/12/1850 in Germany; death date 8/27/1915 in San Antonio, Bexar County; State Representative. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Bernhard Schwegmann, birth date 3/12/1850, death date 8/27/1915, burial in Saint Josephs Society Cemetery, San Antonio. Includes reprint of obituary in San Antonio Light, 8/28/1915. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "B. Schwegman Is Dead," San Antonio Express, 8/28/1915, p. 16, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Bernard Schwegman, elected to Legislature in 1914. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary and photo, "B. Schwegmann Dies After a Short Illness," 8/27/1915, p. 7. Bernard Schwegmann, Sr. San Antonio Light .
  • Officer in German Army, Franco-Prussian War. "At the age of twenty years he served in the Franco-Prussian War as an officer in Oldenburger Cavallerie regiment, taking part in the battles of Spichern Heights, St. Miehel, Gravalotte, Mars-la-Tour and others. He was presented with the iron cross and other emblems in recognition of distinguished service were conferred upon him by the grand Duke of Oldenburg." Obituary and photo, "B. Schwegmann Dies After a Short Illness," 8/27/1915, p. 7. San Antonio Light .
  • 33rd-34th Legislatures (1913-1915) - Bernard Schwegman, postoffice San Antonio, nativity Germany, fraternal secretary, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual . 33rd
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