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C.H. Waddell Charles Harvey Waddell
Full Name: Charles Harvey "Charlie" Waddell
Date of birth: January 18, 1888
Date of death: January 28, 1950

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Rosenberg / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller
H 20 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Rosenberg / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Charlie H. Waddell, "Telephone Co. Official Dies Saturday," 2/3/1950, p. 1. Brookshire Times (Brookshire, Waller County, Texas).
  • Other Resources
  • C.H. Waddell, age 40 in 1929; born in Arkansas; telephone, cotton gin, real estate. Card File.
  • Charlie H. Waddell, birth date 1/18/1888 in Arkansas, death date 1/28/1950 in Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Charles Harvey Waddell, birth date 1/18/1888 in Bentonville, Arkansas, residence in Rosenberg, Texas, occupation: owner of private phone line, draft registration June 1917 in Fort Bend County, Texas. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Charlie H. Waddell (1888-1950), burial in Rosenberg Cemetery, Rosenberg, Fort Bend County. Find a Grave.
  • Text of historical marker, Fort Bend Telephone Company, Fort Bend County: "Founded in 1914, the Fort Bend Telephone Company began when Charles H. Waddell purchased nine individual telephone lines in the Needville community and established a central switchboard exchange." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - C.H. Waddell, postoffice Rosenberg, nativity Arkansas, age 40, telephone, cotton gin, real estate, member former legislatures: 40th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.H. Waddell, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.H. Waddell, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Claims and Accounts  
    Conservation and Reclamation (Vice Chair) 
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Penitentiaries  
    Rules (Chair) 
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Common Carriers  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    School Districts  
     

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