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Rudolph Kleberg

Rudolph Kleberg
Full Name: Rudolph Kleberg
Other surnames: Kleburg
Birth date: June 26, 1847
Death date: December 28, 1924

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 19th (1) (2) & 18th (3) (4) Legislatures
    1/9/1883 - 9/9/1886
    Democrat
(1) R. Kleburg, Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885 1885.
(2) Kleberg resigned 9/9/1886. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(4) 18th Legislature, 1/10/1883, p. 1, All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office; pp. 5-6, Resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • KLEBERG, Rudolph (1847-1924). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present .
  • Rudolph Kleberg, birth date 6/26/1847, death date 12/28/1924, photo and biographical sketch, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave .
  • KLEBERG, RUDOLPH (1847-1924). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of father, Robert Justin [sic] Kleberg, Wave of the Gulf. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Biographical sketch of Robert Kleberg, father of Rudolph and Marcellus Kleberg, History of the German Element in Texas from 1820-1850. . . HeritageQuest Online .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 85-86. Birth date 7/15/1874. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
  • Relatives: Rudolph Kleberg - granduncle; Robert Christian "Bob" Eckhardt - grandnephew. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries .
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of father, Robert Justus Kleberg. Relatives: Marcellus Kleberg and Rudolph Kleberg - brothers. Includes photos of Rudolph Kleberg and the three Kleberg brothers: Rudolph, Marcellus, and Robert. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas 1997.
  • Siblings Rudolph, Marcellus, and Caroline Kleberg [Eckhardt] mentioned in biographical sketch of their father, Robert Justus Kleberg. Relatives: Rudolph and Marcellus Kleberg - granduncles; Robert Christian Eckhardt - grandnephew. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas 1997.
  • Siblings Rudolph, Marcellus, and Caroline Kleberg [Eckhardt] mentioned in biographical sketch of their father, Robert Justus Kleberg. Relatives: Rudolph and Marcellus Kleberg - uncles; Robert J. Eckhardt - nephew. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas 1997.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company C, 4th Texas Cavalry. Rudolph Kleberg. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 161. Texas in the War, 1861-1865 1965.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 245-246. "First native Texan of German descent in the Texas Senate." Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
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