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Charles B. Metcalfe Charles B. Metcalfe
Full Name: Charles B. Metcalfe
Date of birth: May 18, 1856
Date of death: December 11, 1941

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 113 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat San Angelo / Tom Green   Irion, Schleicher, Sterling, Tom Green
H 113 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (1)   Democrat San Angelo / Tom Green   Irion, Schleicher, Sterling, Tom Green
(1) Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 48th Legislature, HCR 150. Relatives: Charles Metcalfe - father; Penrose Metcalfe - son. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • METCALFE, CHARLES B. (1856-1941). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Author of HB 105, 35th 4th Called Session, first women's suffrage bill to pass in the Texas Legislature (1918). Description of bill signing, "This law gave women the right to vote at all primary elections and in all nominating conventions. . .Since Texas had two U.S. Senators and 18 Representatives it gave the women votes for more members of Congress than in any other state possessed, and consequently for more presidential electors." Volume VI, Chapter XLII, Texas, p. 637. The History of Woman Suffrage, 1922.
  • "Charles B. Metcalfe Services Set Here at 3:30 P.M. Today," 12/12/1941, p. 1, 20. San Angelo Standard Times.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles B. Metcalfe, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles B. Metcalfe, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Agriculture (Vice Chair) 
    Game and Fisheries  
    Penitentiary Claims Auditing  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Agriculture (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations  
    Irrigation (Vice Chair) 
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Debt  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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