Legislative Reference Library

Texas Legislators: Past & Present

Charles Higgens Tennyson

Charles H. Tennyson
Full Name: Charles Higgens Tennyson
Birth date: August 20, 1902
Death date: December 20, 1968

Terms of Service

  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937
  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
(1) Teacher. Questionnaire on name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, and relationship to persons in state or county government. 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1940 - Charles H. Tennyson, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, age 38, born circa 1902 in Texas, high school teacher, wife Tommy Tennyson. FamilySearch .
  • Charles Higgens Tennyson, birth date 8/20/1902 in Texas, death date 12/20/1968 in Austin, Travis County, executive secretary, Texas State Teachers Association. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Charles H. Tennyson, birth date 8/20/1902, death date 12/20/1968, spouse Tommie M. Tennyson, burial in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, Charles H. Tennyson, "Former Wichitan, Teacher Association Leader, Dies," 12/22/1968, p. 6A. "Tennyson served three terms in the legislature from Wichita County from 1933 to 1939. He was elected to the legislature while a classroom teacher in Wichita Falls." Includes Tennyson's legislation relating to teacher retirement. Wichita Falls Times .
LRL Home | View full site