Charles Wilbur Boner

Full Name: Charles Wilbur Boner
Date of birth: May 29, 1862
Date of death: December 26, 1921

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100 Jan 9, 1917 - May 21, 1917 35th (1)   Democrat Bellevue / Clay   Archer, Clay
H 100 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (2)   Democrat Bellevue / Clay   Archer, Clay
H 100 Sep 14, 1914 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (3) (4)   Democrat Bellevue / Clay   Archer, Clay

(1) Frank Holaday, in special election 8/24/1917, sworn 8/28/1917, succeeded C.W. Boner, resigned 5/21/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Bellevue. House Journal.
(3) "C.W. Boner of Bellview, elected to succeed Edgar P. Haney in 100th District, took oath this morning (9/14/1914). Haney, just elected to succeed Patrick Henry, was installed Saturday (9/12/1914). Mr. Haney was a member of the house from Clay County, but moved to Wichita and resigned his membership, and Patrick Henry of Wichita, having moved to Fort Worth. Mr. Haney was elected to fill Mr. Henry's unexpired term. Thus he has the distinction of representing two districts in the same legislature, although in different sessions." 9/15/1914, p. 3. Galveston Daily News.
(4) C.W. Boner, sworn 9/14/1914, succeeded Edgar P. Haney, resigned from District 100 to run for seat in District 101. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Charles Wilbur Boner, birth date 5/29/1862, death date 12/26/1921 in Austin, burial in Austin at Oakwood Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • "Preparation," reprinted from the Montague Enterprise, 10/1/1914, p. 6. Galveston Daily News.
  • "Former Legislator is Claimed By Death," 12/28/1921. ". . . formerly resided at Bellevue, Clay County, where he published a newspaper. He represented that county in the 34th and 35th Legislatures." San Antonio Evening News.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. C.W. Boner, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.W. Boner, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Comptroller's Department Visit  
Congressional Districts  
Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
Southwestern Insane Asylum  
34th R.S. - 1915
Accommodating the Insane, Provisions for  
Common Carriers  
Game and Fisheries  
Internal Improvements (Chair) 
Liquor Traffic  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Public Printing (Vice Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  

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