Chas. A. Burton

Charles Aaron Burton

Full Name: Charles Aaron Burton
Date of birth: December 31, 1869
Date of death: April 21, 1943

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 52 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, "C.A. Burton Dies Suddenly," 4/21/1943, Evening Home Edition, pp. 1, 4. Charles A. Burton, age 71, "former member of the State Legislature and one-time member of the Fort Worth Park Board," printer and linotype operator for the Star-Telegram, Kentucky native, died Wednesday, 4/21/1943. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - C.A. Burton, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 37, born circa 1873 in Kentucky, newspaper printer, spouse G. Mae Burton.
    Census of 1920 - C.A. Burton, Tarrant County, age 48, born circa 1872 in Kentucky, printer, spouse S. Mae Burton.
    Census of 1930 - Chas Burton, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 58, born circa 1872 in Kentucky, printer, spouse Sma Burton.
    Census of 1940 - Charles A. Burton, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 68, born circa 1872 in Kentucky, newspaper printer, spouse S. May Burton. FamilySearch. 1910 1920 1930 1940
  • Charles Aaron Burton, birth date 12/31/1869 in Kentucky, death date 4/21/1943 in Tarrant County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • C.A. Burton, burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, in same section as S. Mae Burton, Section 22 - Alamo Lawn. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in: Nicola, Carson. On the Labor Front: Uncovering Dallas's Union Legislators 1890-1920. Texas Christian University, May 8, 2023. Texas Christian University.
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - Chas. A. Burton, postoffice Fort Worth, nativity Kentucky, age 45 (born circa 1872), 8 years in Texas, printer, member of former legislatures: 34th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Common Carriers  
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Municipal Corporations (Vice Chair) 
Public Printing (Chair) 
34th R.S. - 1915
Internal Improvements  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Printing  
Revenue and Taxation  

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