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Charles H. Tennyson Charles Higgens Tennyson
Full Name: Charles Higgens Tennyson
Date of birth: August 20, 1902
Date of death: December 20, 1968

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 111-2 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 111-2 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita
H 111-2 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and photo, Charles H. Tennyson, "Former Wichitan, Teacher Association Leader, Dies," 12/22/1968, p. 6A. "Tennyson served three terms in the legislature from Wichita County from 1933 to 1939. He was elected to the legislature while a classroom teacher in Wichita Falls." Includes Tennyson's legislation relating to teacher retirement. Wichita Falls Times.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1940 - Charles H. Tennyson, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, age 38, born circa 1902 in Texas, high school teacher, wife Tommy Tennyson. FamilySearch.
  • Charles Higgens Tennyson, birth date 8/20/1902 in Texas, death date 12/20/1968 in Austin, Travis County, executive secretary, Texas State Teachers Association. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Charles H. Tennyson, birth date 8/20/1902, death date 12/20/1968, spouse Tommie M. Tennyson, burial in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles H. Tennyson, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles H. Tennyson, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles H. Tennyson, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Education (Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Education  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions Subcommittee on State Institutions for Insane, Special  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Banks and Banking  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
     

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