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Rudolph Adolph Weinert

Rudolph Weinert
Full Name: Rudolph Adolph Weinert
Birth date: December 19, 1894
Death date: January 24, 1974

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 57th & 56th Legislatures
    1/13/1959 - 1/8/1963
    Democrat
    Dean of the Senate.
    Dean of the Senate.
    Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 5/12/1959.
  • Senate, 55th & 54th Legislatures
    1/11/1955 - 1/13/1959
    Democrat
    Dean of the Senate.
    Dean of the Senate.
  • Senate, 53rd (3) Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/11/1955
    Democrat
    Dean of the Senate.
  • Senate, 52nd (6) Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat
    Dean of the Senate.
  • Senate, 51st & 50th (4) (7) Legislatures
    1/14/1947 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
    Dean of the Senate.
    Dean of the Senate.
  • Senate, 49th & 48th Legislatures
    1/12/1943 - 1/14/1947
    Democrat
  • Senate, 47th & 46th (5) Legislatures
    1/10/1939 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 7/3/1941.
  • Senate, 45th (2) & 44th (1) Legislatures
    9/28/1936 - 1/10/1939
    Democrat
(1) Rudolph A. Weinert, in special election 3/20/1936, sworn 9/28/1936, succeeded Welly K. Hopkins, resigned after 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators . . . who were Members of the Forty-fourth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-fifth Legislature." Senate Journal .
(3) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(4) 50th Legislature - Election of Dean of Senate, 1/14/1947, p. 9. The Honorable R. A. Weinert received 29 votes and was duly declared Dean of the Senate. Senate Journal .
(5) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, p. 2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators-Elect." Senate Journal .
(6) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1952 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators .
(7) See the Senate Journal, 50th Legislature, p. 9. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate - Memo, January 8, 2002, 'Deans of the Texas Senate' 2002.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • "Senator Weinert Would Make Tokens So Heavy They Would Weigh Down Pockets," 3/30/1939, p. 1. Corpus Christi Times .
  • Rudolph Adolph Weinert, birth date 12/19/1894, death date 1/24/1974. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Rudolph A. Weinert, birth date 12/19/1894, death date 1/24/1974, interment in San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County. Find a Grave .
  • "Here and There in Texas," 4/13/1943, p. 10. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • "Stevenson to Visit Oklahoma Making R.A. Weinert Governor," 9/5/1941, p. 3. San Antonio Express .
  • "Senator Reviewed," 4/27/1960, p. 6. Seguin Gazette .
  • "Constitution Delegates Tribute Rudolph A. Weinert," 4/4/1974, p. 3. Seguin Gazette .
  • Obituary, "State Honors R.A. Weinert," 1/31/1974, p. 1, 12. Seguin Gazette .
  • "Weinert's Granddaughter Shares Story of Historic Home, Family," 10/25/1992, pp. 1B-2B, includes photo. Seguin Gazette-Enterprise .
  • "Neubauer: 60 Years of Loyal Service," 8/11/1982, p. 1E. Seguin Gazette-Enterprise .
  • Memorial, May 1974, p. 498. Memorial for Rudolph Weinert. Relatives: Ferdinand Weinert - father, Rudolph Weinert - son. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Memorial, October 1956, p. 685. Memorial for H. H. Weinert, son of Ferdinand Weinert and brother of Rudolph Weinert. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Army, First Lieutenant, World War I, 61st Field Artillery Brigade. Memorial, May 1974, p. 498. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Army. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country 2017.

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