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Charles Harvey Waddell

C.H. Waddell
Full Name: Charles Harvey "Charlie" Waddell
Birth date: January 18, 1888
Death date: January 28, 1950

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, Charlie H. Waddell, "Telephone Co. Official Dies Saturday," 2/3/1950, p. 1. Brookshire Times (Brookshire, Waller County, Texas) .
  • Charlie H. Waddell, birth date 1/18/1888 in Arkansas, death date 1/28/1950 in Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Charles Harvey Waddell, birth date 1/18/1888 in Bentonville, Arkansas, residence in Rosenberg, Texas, occupation: owner of private phone line, draft registration June 1917 in Fort Bend County, Texas. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Charlie H. Waddell (1888-1950), burial in Rosenberg Cemetery, Rosenberg, Fort Bend County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/27/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • C.H. Waddell, age 40 in 1929; born in Arkansas; telephone, cotton gin, real estate. Legislative Reference Library Card File .
  • Historical marker, Fort Bend Telephone Company, Rosenberg, Fort Bend County: "Founded in 1914, the Fort Bend Telephone Company began when Charles H. Waddell purchased nine individual telephone lines in the Needville community and established a central switchboard exchange." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - C.H. Waddell, postoffice Rosenberg, nativity Arkansas, age 40, telephone, cotton gin, real estate, member former legislatures: 40th. Texas Legislative Manual .

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