Charles D. Kirkham, Jr.

Charles Dee Kirkham

Full Name: Charles Dee Kirkham, Jr.
Date of birth: July 28, 1925
Date of death: April 16, 2010

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Hood, Johnson, Somervell
H 61 Mar 15, 1954 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd (1)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Hood, Johnson, Somervell

(1) Charles D. Kirkham, Jr., in special election 3/6/1954, sworn 3/15/1954, succeeded Bert Hall, resigned 6/15/1953. First session was 53rd 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, 94th Infantry Division, World War II. Recipient of the Purple Heart and Unit Commendation Bronze Star. Obituary, 4/18/2010. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Photo, Charles D. Kirkham, Johnson County Military Heroes of WWII. Johnson County, Texas.

Other Resources

  • Charles D. Kirkham, birth date 7/28/1925, death date 4/16/2010, residence in Tarrant County. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index.
  • Charles D. Kirkham, Jr., birth date 7/28/1925, death date 4/16/2010, burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave.
  • Photo, "Johnson County resident Charles Dee Kirkham unveils the Texas historical marker at the Wardville courthouse during a dedication ceremony Aug. 14 at the Chisholm Trail campsite at Lake Pat Cleburne." "Wardville Historical Marker Unveiled," Cleburne Times-Review, 9/12/2004, p. 10, crediting Johnson County Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

54th R.S. - 1955
Common Carriers  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Health  
53rd R.S. - 1953
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Public Printing  

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