Charles Harraway Jenkins

Full Name: Charles Harraway Jenkins
Date of birth: May 17, 1852
Date of death: February 23, 1931

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 125 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Brownwood / Brown   Brown, Coleman
H 107 Jan 12, 1909 - Mar 9, 1910 31st (1) (2)   Democrat Brownwood / Brown   Brown, Coleman
H 107 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Brownwood / Brown   Brown, Coleman

(1) Democrat; Jenkins "resigned to accept appointment February 18, 1910, as Associate Justice of the court of Civil Appeals of the 3rd Supreme Judicial District of Texas. Assumed his duties on the bench in March, 1910." Roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, p. 413. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(2) E.A. McDaniel, sworn 7/29/1910, succeeded Charles H. Jenkins, resigned 3/9/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • JENKINS, CHARLES H. (1852-1931). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Charles H. Jenkins, Volume IV, pp. 1870-1871. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/8/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Other Resources

  • Charles H. Jenkins (1852-1931), burial in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County. Includes color portrait, death notice from Blanco County News 2/26/1931. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure (Chair) 
31st R.S. - 1909
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
30th R.S. - 1907
Common Carriers  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Traffic (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
Senator Bailey, Investigate  

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