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Chester H. Terrell

Chester H. Terrell
Full Name: Chester H. Terrell
Birth date: December 2, 1882
Death date: September 13, 1920

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (2) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat
    Speaker
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
    Democrat
  • House, 31st (1) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) Mentioned in "Candidates for Speakership," 10/11/1912. Wichita Daily Times .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Photo and obituary, "Ex-Speaker of House of Representatives Dead," 9/14/1920, p. 4. Dallas Morning News .
  • "Terrell, that magical political name on Texas democratic ballots, causes thousands of voters to wonder who started it," 6/28/1934, p. 8. Relatives: J.O. Terrell - father, Chester Terrell - son. El Paso Herald Post .
  • Chester H. Terrell, birth date 12/2/1882, death date 9/13/1920, interment in Mission Burial Park North, San Antonio. Find a Grave .
  • Photo and obituary, 9/14/1920, Galveston Daily News .
  • TERRELL, CHESTER H. (1882-1920). Relatives: J.O. Terrell - father, Chester H. Terrell - son. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Marshall W. Terrell, p. c234, Texas Under Many Flags. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Mentioned in "Under the Dome at Austin," 4/25/1947. Mexia Daily News .
  • 43rd Speaker of the House of Representatives: Chester H. Terrell. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016 2016.
  • Family group sheet and biographical sketch, "Terrill/Terrill/Tyrrell Lines," RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
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