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Christopher Francis Christopher Francis
Full Name: Christopher C. Francis
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 8 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1)   Democrat Rusk / Cherokee   Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson
(1) 15th Legislature - 4/18/1876, p. 1. All Senators listed in roll call as "Senators elect [who] answered to their names, presented their credentials, and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution"; in drawing of Senatorial terms 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "short term" (two years). Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch in "The State Capital: Extending the International Railroad to Austin - Personal Notices of Senators Elect," 2/27/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biography, pp. 16-18. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Christopher Francis, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate Sergeant-at-arms office, west wall. 2E.10A). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Educational Affairs  
    Lunatic Asylum  
    Private Land Claims  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    Statistics of Industry, Public Health and History of Texas  
     

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