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Charles Collins Stokes

C.C. Stokes
Full Name: Charles Collins Stokes
Birth date: September 24, 1872
Death date: August 11, 1910

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 31st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 8/11/1910
    Democrat
  • Senate, 30th (6) & 29th (7) Legislatures
    1/10/1905 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    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) "Senator Stokes ill; left Austin but his absence will not affect liquor vote," 8/8/1910, p. 3. Senator C.C. Stokes of Crockett taken to San Antonio for treatment of typhoid fever. Galveston Daily News .
(3) W.J. Townsend, Jr., in special election 11/8/1910, succeeded Charles C. Stokes, died 8/12/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) "House is busy on real work of the session...resolutions of regret on death of Senator Stokes adopted on rising vote," 8/12/1910, p. 5. States Senator Stokes died in San Antonio "last night" (8/11/1910). San Antonio Light and Gazette .
(5) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(6) 30th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(7) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Chas. Collins Stokes, birth date 9/24/1872 in Crockett, death date 8/11/1910 in San Antonio, Bexar County, attorney at law and State Senator. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • C.C. Stokes, birth date 9/24/1872, death date 8/11/1910, interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County. Find a Grave .
  • "Senators Honor Departed Member . . . Service in Senate Chamber. . .", "Resolutions Adopted," 8/13/1910, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
  • Charles Collins Stokes, "Funeral of C.C. Stokes: Burial Services Conducted by Masons at Crockett," The Houston Post, 8/14/1910, p. 8. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - C.C. Stokes, Crockett, Houston County, nativity Texas, Lawyer, Dem., age 36, 36 years in Texas. Texas Legislative Manual .
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