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Alphonse Rosenthal

A.J. Rosenthal
Full Name: Alphonse J. Rosenthal
Birth date: January 13, 1849
Death date: July 26, 1916

Terms of Service

  • House, 18th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
(1) Republican. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(2) Roster lists party as Dem.; biography says Rosenthal elected as a Republican. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Hon. A.J. Rosenthal, mentioned as introducing a bill for an appropriation for a monument for fallen heroes, Vol. 1, pp. 705-706. "In the eighteenth legislature the county of Fayette was represented by Hons. W. F. Upton and A. J. Rosenthal. . . they introduced a bill requesting an appropriation for the erection of a monument at La Grange to the memory of the Mier Prisoners who were shot at Salado, state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and whose remains had been brought to Texas in 1848 and interred at La Grange; and to Dawson and his men, who, in 1842, were massacred by the Mexicans after surrender, near the Salado River, Bexar County, Texas, and whose bones had been interred in the same vault with the Mier Prisoners." A Comprehensive History of Texas, 1685 to 1897 .
  • Obituary, 7/27/1916, p. 10. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, 7/29/1916, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "Death Comes to Judge Rosenthal," Galveston Tribune, 7/27/1916, p. 2, crediting Rosenberg Library. "Judge Rosenthal was county judge of Fayette County for a number of years and later represented Fayette county in the state legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Alphonso J. Rosenthal, p. 265. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
  • "1892: A. J. Rosenthal, a Jewish banker from Fayette County served as Chairman of the Credentials Committee when the Republican State Convention opened today in Austin, Texas." This Day . . . In Jewish History 2013.
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