Dr. Charles G. Keenan

Charles G. Keenan

Full Name: Charles G. Keenan
Date of birth: February 28, 1813
Date of death: June 15, 1870

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1) (2)     Huntsville / Walker   Grimes, Madison, Montgomery, Walker
H 29 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (3)     Huntsville / Walker Speaker   Walker
H Montgomery Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (4)     Huntsville / Montgomery   Grimes, Montgomery, Walker
H Montgomery Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (5) (6)     Huntsville / Montgomery   Grimes, Montgomery, Walker

(1) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times (Austin, Texas), 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) HUNTSVILLE, TX. Originally in Montgomery County, then designated the seat of Walker County when the county was organized in 1846. Handbook of Texas Online.
(6) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Charles G. Keenan, age 40, native state Tennessee, emigrated from Tennessee, physician, postoffice Huntsville, Walker County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Dr. Charles G. Keenan, birth date 2/28/1813, death date 6/15/1870, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County. Includes color portrait and biographical sketch in Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical Register of Physicians Who Served the Confederacy in a Medical Capacity. Find a Grave.
  • KEENAN, CHARLES G. (1813-1870). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 8th Speaker of the House of Representatives: Charles G. Keenan. Portrait and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 243. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Acting Assistant Surgeon, Confederate Hospital for Camp of Instruction, Austin, Texas; Acting Assistant Surgeon and Major Surgeon, Conscript Hospital, Austin, Texas. Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical Register of Physicians Who Served the Confederacy in a Medical Capacity. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army, surgeon, Second Seminole War; United States Army, Mexican War. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.

Photographs

Committee Information top

5th R.S. - 1853
Education  
Internal Improvements  
Public Lands  
2nd R.S. - 1847
Apportionment of Representation, Select  
Education (Chair) 
Finance  
Republic of Texas Treasury Notes and Other Liabilities  
1st R.S. - 1846
County Boundaries  
Education (Chair) 

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