C.W. Taylor

Charles Walter Taylor

Full Name: Charles Walter Taylor
Date of birth: February 20, 1870
Date of death: February 18, 1951

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Rogers / Bell Senate President Pro Tempore (33rd)   Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Hamilton

(1) 33rd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 10/3/1914, 3rd C.S., due to the vacancy in the office of Lieutenant Governor and the absence of the President Pro Tem. Senate Journal.
(2) "Votes for C.W. Taylor: Rogers Editor Carries All Four Counties Composing Twenty-Seventh," 11/8/1912, p. 4. Special election returns for Senate District 27. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Charles W. Taylor, in special election 11/5/1912, succeeded Earle B. Mayfield, resigned 9/25/1912. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 33rd Legislature - List of Senators elected on November 5, 1912, oath of office administered, 1/14/1913, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • C.W. Rogers, editor of the Rogers News, home in Rogers, Bell County. Testimony taken before the Senate Investigating Committee, to investigate the Prohibition amendment election held 7/22/1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, Volume II, 8/10/1911, pp. 123-125. House Journal.

Other Resources

  • Death notice, Charles W. Taylor, 2/19/1951, p. 3. "Charles W. Taylor, 80, retired newspaper editor of Rogers, died in a local hospital Sunday." Austin American.
  • Census of 1900 - Chas. W. Taylor, Bell County, age 30, born February 1870 in Kansas, journalist, spouse Effie.
    Census of 1910 - Charles W. Taylor, Bell County, age 40, born circa 1870 in Kansas, editor/proprietor, news office, spouse Effie.
    Charles Walter Taylor in birth records of sons James Taylor (1/5/1901) and Rogers Raymon Taylor (9/7/1903). FamilySearch. 1900 1910 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • Charles W. Taylor, editor newspaper, birth date 2/20/1870 in Kansas, death date 2/18/1951 in Austin, Texas; removal to Rogers, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Charles W. Taylor (1870-1951), burial in Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, Bell County, with spouse Effie Taylor. Find a Grave.
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - C.W. Taylor, postoffice Rogers, Bell County, nativity Kansas, editor, Democrat, age 43 (born circa 1870), 32 years in Texas. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. C.W. Taylor, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Agricultural Affairs  
Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Labor (Chair) 
Mining and Irrigation  
Public Printing  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Senatorial Districts  
State Asylums  
State Penitentiaries  
Stock and Stock Raising  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  

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