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Charles B. McLain

C.B. McLain
Full Name: Charles B. McLain
Birth date: August 10, 1866
Death date: December 25, 1926

Terms of Service

  • House, 31st (1) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
(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.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Charles B. McLain, born circa 1866, age 60, death date 12/25/1926 in Gainesville, Cooke County, grocer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • C.B. McLain, birth date 8/10/1866, death date 12/25/1926, burial in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Includes reprint of obituary in the Waco News-Tribune, 12/26/1926. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Charles B. McLain, "Lawmaker Will Be Buried in Ft. Worth," 12/26/1926, p. 6. Former State Representative, born in Oregon 8/10/1866. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Spanish-American War, World War I. "He served in the United States army during the Spanish-American war, and at the outbreak of the World War, closed his Temple store to enlist in the army for service. He was rejected several times on account of his advanced age, but finally succeeded in entering the Y.M.C.A. service, in which he served during the great struggle." Obituary, Charles B. McLain, "Chas. M'Lain Was Buried in Ft. Worth: Well Known Local Citizen Died at His Home Here Dec. 26: Was Veteran of Two Wars and Former Legislator of Texas," Gainesville Daily Register and Messenger, 12/27/1926, p. 1, crediting Cooke County Library. State Representative from Bell County in the 31st Legislature. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - C.B. McLain, postoffice Troy, nativity Texas, age 63, retired merchant, 63 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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