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Charles B. Metcalfe

C.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
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

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


Other Resources

  • Charles B. Metcalfe, birth date 5/18/1856 in Tennessee; death date 12/11/1941 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas; ranchman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Charles B. Metcalfe, birth date 5/18/1856, death date 12/11/1941, burial in Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Tom Green County. Includes portrait; historical marker photo; profile from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 5/21/1936; and obituaries in the Austin American, 12/14/1941; Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 12/12/1941; and Dallas Morning News, 12/12/1941. 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 .
  • Obituary and photo, "Charles B. Metcalfe Services Set Here at 3:30 P.M. Today," 12/12/1941, pp. 1, 20. Includes photo, "Hosts to Notables in 1940," of Senator Charles B. Metcalfe and Mrs. Metcalfe with Representative Dorsey B. Hardeman and Governor and Mrs. W. Lee O'Daniel. San Angelo Standard-Times .
  • Historical marker, Charles B. Metcalfe, San Angelo, Tom Green County. "Sponsor of 1918 measure to give Texas women right to vote." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .
  • 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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