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Charles C. Bell Charles C. Bell
Full Name: Charles C. "Charlie" Bell
Date of birth: October 12, 1840
Date of death: December 15, 1930

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1)   Democrat Denton / Denton   Denton
H 32 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Denton / Denton   Denton
(1) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch of C.C. Bell and description of school he started in Masonic Lodge Hall, p. 119; notes C.C. Bell passed away in 1930, p. 396. History of Denton County, From Its Beginning to 1960, 1978.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Funeral notice, 12/17/1930. Interment in I.O.O.F. cemetery, Denton. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Obituary, 12/15/1930. Birth date 10/12/1840; death date 12/15/1930. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Census of 1880 - Charles C. Bell, Denton, Denton County, farmer, born circa 1841 in Texas. FamilySearch.
  • Charles C. Bell, birth date 10/12/1940, death date 12/15/1930, portrait of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Bell, obituary from Dallas News, interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Denton, Denton County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles C. Bell, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Internal Improvement  
    New Capitol, Committee Rooms  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Contingent Expenses  
    Military Affairs  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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