C.R. Gibson

Charles Reese Gibson

Full Name: Charles Reese Gibson
Date of birth: June 21, 1842
Date of death: October 22, 1925

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis Speaker   Ellis
H 45 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 45 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • C.R. Gibson, birth date 6/21/1842, death date 10/22/1925, portrait, burial in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. C.R. Gibson, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.R. Gibson, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. Charles Reese Gibson, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
Congressional Districts  
County and County Boundaries  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Public Printing  
Quarters for State Departments, Select  
State Printing Office at the Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb  
16th R.S. - 1879
Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Enrolled Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Printing (Chair) 
State Asylums  

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