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F. Charles Hume, Sr.

F.C. Hume
Full Name: Francis Charles Hume, Sr.
Birth date: February 17, 1843
Death date: February 9, 1920

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) (2) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 1/9/1867
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Hume resigned 1/9/1867. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 39th Legislature, 1st C.S., 10/1/1926, p. 1158. In Memory of Francis Charles Hume, Jr. Relatives: F. Charles Hume, Sr. - father, F. Charles Hume, Jr. - son. Hume Sr. "preceded him (Hume Jr.) in death but a few years." Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Major F. Charles Hume, birth date 2/17/1843, death date 2/9/1920, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, with spouse Marie Lea Hume. Find a Grave .
  • HUME, FRANCIS CHARLES (1843-1920). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, 1st Lieutenant, Company D, 5th Texas Infantry, incorporated into Hood's Texas Brigade. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary and photo, "F. Charles Hume, Sr., Dies at Home Here: Had Notable Record with Texas Bar," 2/10/1920, pp. 1-2. "Francis Charles Hume," 2/10/1920, p. 8. "City's Lawyers Honor Memory of Major Hume," including Bar Association resolution, 2/11/1920, p. 3. Houston Chronicle .
  • Obituary and photo, "Houston Jurist Was Well Known in Texas Courts," The Houston Post, 2/10/1920, p. 1. "Major F. Charles Hume," "Bar Association Will Honor Late Major Hume, Sr.", The Houston Post, 2/11/1920, pp. 6, 16. "Stories of Major Hume's Life His Tribute in Death," The Houston Post, 2/12/1920, p. 7. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . February 12, 1920 February 10, 1920
  • February 11, 1920 p. 16 February 11, 1920 p. 6
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 59-60. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Biographical sketch, Major F. Charles Hume, pp. 206-207. "Then only twenty-three, in 1866, he was elected to represent Walker county in the eleventh Texas legislature, and served one term." The Encyclopedia of the New West 1881.
  • Mentioned in several letters, biographical sketch, footnote 100: F. Chas Hume, 17 years old in 1862, from Huntsville, fourth corporal in Company D, 5th Texas Infantry, lived in Houston after the war. Touched by Fire: Letters From Company D 5th Texas Infantry Hood's Brigade Army of Northern Virginia 1862-1865 2000.
  • Speech of Major Hume, pp. 25-26; partial biographical sketch of Major F. Chas. Hume, Company D, 5th Texas Regiment, pp. 121-122; mentioned throughout volume. Unveiling and Dedication of Monument to Hood's Texas Brigade on the Capitol Grounds 1911.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, F. Charles Hume, Galveston, pp. 172-176. Born 2/17/1843 in Walker County, Texas. Year Book for Texas, 1901 1902.
  • Confederate States Army, Company D, 5th Texas Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade; later First Lieutenant in Virginia Cavalry, command of 7th South Carolina Cavalry, and Major and Assistant Adjutant General with Gen. A.P. Bagbey in Louisiana. Year Book for Texas, 1901 1902.

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