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Charles B. Metcalfe

Charles B. Metcalfe
Full Name: Charles B. Metcalfe
Birth date: May 18, 1856
Death date: December 11, 1941

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 48th Legislature, HCR 150. Relatives: Charles Metcalfe - father; Penrose Metcalfe - son. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Charles B. Metcalfe, birth date 5/18/1856, death date 12/11/1941, portrait, biographical sketch, obituaries, interment in Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Tom Green County. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • METCALFE, CHARLES B. (1856-1941). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • "Charles B. Metcalfe Services Set Here at 3:30 P.M. Today," 12/12/1941, p. 1, 20. San Angelo Standard Times .
  • Author of HB 105, 35th 4th Called Session, first women's suffrage bill to pass in the Texas Legislature (1918). Description of bill signing, "This law gave women the right to vote at all primary elections and in all nominating conventions. . .Since Texas had two U.S. Senators and 18 Representatives it gave the women votes for more members of Congress than in any other state possessed, and consequently for more presidential electors." Volume VI, Chapter XLII, Texas, p. 637. The History of Woman Suffrage 1922.
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