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Charles T. Bass Charles Thornton Bass
Full Name: Charles Thornton Bass
Date of birth: January 1, 1867
Date of death: September 19, 1955

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 88 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Comal, Hays
H 88 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Comal, Hays
H 88 Feb 26, 1918 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2)   Democrat San Marcos / Hays   Comal, Hays
(1) Charles T. Bass, in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Louis H. Scholl, resigned 10/16/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in subsequent Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 55th Legislature, R.S., HSR 424. " . . . served his state and nation as a delegate to the National Democratic Convention which nominated Woodrow Wilson in 1912, and again as delegate to the National Democratic Convention in San Francisco in 1920". Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles T. Bass, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles T. Bass, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles T. Bass, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Appropriations  
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Representative Districts  
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Appropriations  
    Education  
    Game and Fisheries (Chair) 
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    University of Texas Medical Department, Investigate  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Agriculture  
    Education  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Forestry  
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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