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C.L. Potter C.L. Potter
Full Name: Calhoun L. Potter
Date of birth: March 6, 1854
Date of death: April 29, 1905

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 4 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (4)   26th (3)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke Senate President Pro Tem, Ad Interim (after 2nd C.S., Asbury Bascom Davidson and Calhoun L. Potter).   Cooke, Grayson
S 18 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke, Grayson
(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) 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 .
(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 .
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 29th Legislature, 1st C.S., 5/1/1905, p. 23. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Calhoun L. Potter, Gainesville, pp. 212-213. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.L. Potter, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.L. Potter, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.L. Potter, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Educational Affairs  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Labor  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Public Printing  
    Rules (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock-Raising  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Educational Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    Rules  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Education  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands  
    Roads and Bridges  
    Towns, Cities and Corporations (Chair) 
     

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