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Charles Reese Gibson Charles Reese Gibson
Full Name: Charles Reese Gibson
Date of birth: June 21, 1842
Date of death: October 22, 1925

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis Speaker   Ellis
H 45 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 45 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 39th Legislature, 1st C.S., 9/21/1926, p. 362. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. American Legislative Leaders, 1850-1910, 1989.
  • Charles Reese "Uncle Charlie" Gibson, birth date 6/21/1842, death date 10/22/1925, biographical sketch, portrait, interment in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County. Find a Grave.
  • GIBSON, CHARLES REESE (1842-1925). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 27th Speaker of the House of Representatives: Charles Reese Gibson. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biography, p. 264. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biography, p. 248. "He [Gibson] has always been a democrat." Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant Major, Company F, 16th Alabama Infantry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles Reese Gibson, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Charles Reese Gibson, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. Charles Reese Gibson, 18th Legislature, Speakers of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. Charles Reese Gibson, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Congressional Districts  
    County and County Boundaries  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Public Printing  
    Quarters for State Departments, Select  
    State Printing Office at the Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Printing (Chair) 
    State Asylums  

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