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Calhoun Landers Potter

C.L. Potter
Full Name: Calhoun Landers Potter
Birth date: March 6, 1854
Death date: April 29, 1905

Terms of Service

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Calhoun S. Potter, Gainesville, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(3) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal .
(4) 27th Legislature - 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal .
(5) 22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate." Senate Journal .

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