Chris B. Callen

Chris B. Callan

Full Name: Chris B. Callan
Date of birth: September 10, 1865
Date of death: March 15, 1937

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 92 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 92 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 89 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Chris B. Callan, "Veteran Bailiff of Court Dies," 3/16/1937, p. 3. "Formerly a printer by trade, Mr. Callan about 30 years ago served in the Texas legislature and was the author of a number of labor laws in effect today." Austin American.
  • Obituary and photo, "Chris B. Callan Taken by Death," 3/15/1937, p. 2. Austin Statesman.
  • Biographical sketch, Chris B. Callan, pp. 127-128. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources

  • Chris B. Callan, birth date 9/10/1865 in Washington, District of Columbia; death date 3/15/1937 in Austin, Travis County, Texas; printer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Chris B. Callan (1865-1937), burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Austin. Includes reprint of obituary in the Austin Statesman, 3/15/1937. Find a Grave.
  • "Texas Trade Gossip," Typographical Journal, Volume XXI, Number 2, July 15, 1902, p. 75. J.S. Ainsworth elected flotorial representative to the seventy-first [sic] district in the next Texas legislature, and Hon. C.B. "Eight-Hour" Callan of San Antonio re-elected to next legislature. Google Books.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Commerce and Manufactures  
Enrolled Bills  
Public Grounds and Buildings  
State Asylums  
28th R.S. - 1903
Constitutional Amendments  
Labor (Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
27th R.S. - 1901
"Log Cabin" Painting, to Investigate Ownership  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Labor (Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debt  
Public Printing  
Towns and City Corporations  

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