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Charles S. Gainer Charles Salter Gainer
Full Name: Charles Salter Gainer
Date of birth: December 1, 1870
Date of death: January 13, 1955

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 3, 1933 42nd (1) (2)   41st (3)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos Senate President Pro Tempore (42nd)   Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Lee, Robertson, Washington
H 22 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Grimes
(1) 42nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 3rd C.S., elected 9/21/1932. Senate Journal.
(2) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., HSR 34. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., SR 25. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, 1/26/1929, p. 2. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Memorial, March 1955, p. 140. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles S. Gainer,34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles S. Gainer,41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles S. Gainer,42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Agricultural Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Congressional Districts  
    Contingent Expense (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations By Governor  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Representative Districts  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    Tax Survey Committee (Vice Chair) 
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Agricultural Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations By Governor  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debts  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Congressional Districts  
    Internal Improvements (Vice Chair) 

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