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C.M. Chambers Charles McClellan Chambers
Full Name: Charles McClellan "Mac" Chambers
Date of birth: September 8, 1877
Date of death: March 13, 1933

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 2 Jan 10, 1905 - Jun 27, 1907 30th (1) (2)   29th (3)   Democrat Clarksville / Red River   Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Red River, Titus
H 4 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Clarksville / Red River   Red River
(1) Chambers resigned 6/27/1907, no successor. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., 3/13/1933, p. 825. Death date 3/13/1933, Mayor of San Antonio. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., Senate Simple Resolution 64, 3/13/1933, p. 762. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of father, Hon. Edward Sutton Chambers, married Susie B. Van Dyke, p. 166. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, volume 2, p. 250 - Charles McClellan Chambers, birth date 9/8/1877, present mayor of San Antonio. Son of E.S. and Sue Bell (Van Dyke) Chambers. Texas Under Many Flags, 1930.
  • Other Resources
  • "Mayor Chambers dies of heart attack," "Public rites planned for mayor," "Friends pay tribute," "House passes resolution of grief," and Editorial, "Mayor Chambers, a gallant fighter," 3/13/1933, p. 1, 7, 10. San Antonio Light.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.M. Chambers, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. , 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.M. Chambers, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Confederate Home, Investigate  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Newspaper Reports, Investigate, Special  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Health  
    Public Land and Land Office  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Privileges and Elections  

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