C.D. Spann

Charles Dickens Spann

Full Name: Charles Dickens Spann
Date of birth: November 30, 1868
Date of death: February 26, 1954

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 97 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Glen Rose / Somervell   Erath, Hood, Somervell

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House District 97
Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915
Legislatures: 33rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Glen Rose / Somervell
Counties in district: Erath, Hood, Somervell

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and obituary, "Chas. D. Spann, Pioneer Lawyer, Taken By Death," 2/28/1954, pp. 1, 11. "The pioneer lawyer had served as county attorney, district attorney and county judge of Eastland County; county judge of Somervell and Presidio counties, and state representative in the Legislature four years while living at Glen Rose." Birth date 11/30/1868 in Mississippi, death date 2/26/1954 in Brownwood.
    Judge James D. Spann family photo, "Five Generations," 8/3/1952, p. 3. Brownwood Bulletin.
  • Obituary, Charles D. Spann, 2/28/1954, sec. 6, p. 3. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Obituary, "Charles D. Spann Dies in Brownwood," Comanche Chief, 3/5/1954, p. 8, crediting Comanche Public Library. Death date 2/26/1954. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Charles Dickens Spann, birth date 11/30/1868 in Mississippi, death date 2/26/1954 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, lawyer, burial in White Church Cemetery, Glen Rose. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Charles D. Spann (1868-1954), burial in White Church Cemetery, Glen Rose, Somervell County. Find a Grave.
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - C.D. Spann, postoffice Glen Rose, nativity Alabama, age 44 (born circa 1869), lawyer, 36 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. C.D. Spann, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Banks and Banking  
Coastal Waters of Texas  
Common Carriers  
Liquor Traffic  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure (Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  

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