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Chester H. Terrell Chester H. Terrell
Full Name: Chester H. Terrell
Date of birth: December 2, 1882
Date of death: September 13, 1920

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 85 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar Speaker   Bexar
H 92 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 92 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
(1) Mentioned in "Candidates for Speakership," 10/11/1912. Wichita Daily Times.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 36th Legislature, 4th C.S., 9/23/1920, p. 68. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • TERRELL, CHESTER H. (1882-1920). Relatives: J.O. Terrell - father, Chester H. Terrell - son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Marshall W. Terrell, p. c234, Texas Under Many Flags. HeritageQuest Online.
  • 43rd Speaker of the House of Representatives: Chester H. Terrell. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Family group sheet and biographical sketch, "Terrill/Terrill/Tyrrell Lines," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Photo and obituary, "Ex-Speaker of House of Representatives Dead," 9/14/1920, p. 4. Dallas Morning News.
  • "Terrell, that magical political name on Texas democratic ballots, causes thousands of voters to wonder who started it," 6/28/1934, p. 8. Relatives: J.O. Terrell - father, Chester Terrell - son. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Chester H. Terrell, birth date 12/2/1882, death date 9/13/1920, interment in Mission Burial Park North, San Antonio. Find a Grave.
  • Photo and obituary, 9/14/1920, Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in "Under the Dome at Austin," 4/25/1947. Mexia Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Chester H. Terrell, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Chester H. Terrell, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Chester H. Terrell, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Chester H. Terrell, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Chester H. Terrell, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Southwest Texas Normal  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Southwestern Insane Asylum at San Antonio  
    Banks and Banking  
    Congressional Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Education  
    Judiciary  
    Private Corporations  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Asylums  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    Municipal Corporations  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary  
    Municipal Corporations  
     

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