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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).
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/27/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Other Resources

  • 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.
  • C.H. Waddell, age 40 in 1929; born in Arkansas; telephone, cotton gin, real estate. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • 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.


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Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Claims and Accounts  
Conservation and Reclamation (Vice Chair) 
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Rules (Chair) 
40th R.S. - 1927
Common Carriers  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
School Districts  

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