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Dr. E.C. Walker Charles Edwin Walker
Full Name: Charles Edwin Walker
Date of birth: February 26, 1873
Date of death: June 7, 1951

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Grapevine / Tarrant   Tarrant
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Charles Edwin Walker, birth date 2/26/1873 in Berlin, Tennessee, death date 6/7/1951 in Grapevine, Tarrant County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, "Dr. Walker buried here last Friday," 6/14/1951, p. 1. "After his family, Dr. Walker's chief interests were medicine and politics. He was chairman of precinct 35 in Grapevine for more than 30 years and served in the Legislature in 1916-1917. He was also mayor of Grapevine at one time." Grapevine Sun.
  • "Dr. C.E. Walker, No. 15, Is Out for Governor" Sulphur Springs Daily News-Telegram, 4/29/1930, p. 4, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. "Dr. C.E. Walker of Grapevine, Tarrant County, a former member of the house, has announced as a candidate for governor at the coming primaries." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Charles Edwin Walker, birth date 2/26/1873, occupation member legislature, residence in Grapevine, Tarrant County, draft registration 9/12/1918 in Tarrant County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - Dr. C.E. Walker, postoffice Grapevine, nativity Tennessee, age 43 (born circa 1874), physician, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. E.C. Walker, 35th 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Contingent Expenses  
    Public Health  
    State Asylums (Vice Chair) 

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