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Christopher Conway Beavens

C.C. Beavens
Full Name: Christopher Conway Beavens
Birth date: March 29, 1874
Death date: May 23, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 37th Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat
  • House, 36th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    5/20/1920 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
(1) Included in "New Legislators in the Texas House," list of 12 new members elected to fill vacancies since the last session, 5/21/1920, p. 11. Austin American .
(2) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Lidiak, Jackson, Garrett, Daniel, Vickers, Biggers, Merriman, Beavens, Neal, Baldwin, Morris, and Pollard), 5/20/1920, pp. 1-2. No committee appointments listed for these members in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal .
(3) "Davidson Winner in Senatorial Race," 3/11/1920, p. 11. "Captain C.C. Beavens, E.W. Neal and J. Lewis Thompson were all easily the successful candidates for representative from the Fifteenth Representative District. In the representative race all of the non-partisan [league] candidates were defeated." Lockhart Post-Register .
(4) Christopher C. Beavens, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded Norman G. Kittrell, Jr., resigned 1/19/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 37th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Captain, 1st Texas Volunteer Cavalry, Spanish-American War. "Capt. C.C. Beavens . . . ," 8/23/1909, p. 4. El Paso Herald .
  • Christopher C. Beavens, birth date 3/29/1874 in Houston, death date 5/23/1924 in Houston, real estate & insurance. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • United States Army, Captain, Company K, 357th Infantry, World War I. Christopher C. Beavens. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • Christopher Conway Beavens, birth date 3/29/1874, death date 5/23/1924. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 1985.
  • Capt. C.C. Beavens (1874-1924), burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Find a Grave .
  • "Captain C. Conway Beavens, one of the four members of the legislature from Harris County, has announced his candidacy for re-election." 5/11/1922, p. 3. Galveston Daily News .
  • Captain, Troop B, Houston Cavalry, Spanish-American War; Captain, 36th and 90th Divisions, World War I. Obituary and photo, "Captain Beavens Funeral Sunday: Was Member in Legislature and Leader in American Legion," 5/24/1924, p. 2. Houston Post .
  • Beavens, Christopher, Texas Volunteer Guard, Call Number: 401-181. Captain/1st Lieutenant, Troop "B" Houston Cavalry (1st Texas Volunteer Cavalry), Spanish-American War. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935 .

Committee Information

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