Charles B. McLain

Full Name: Charles B. McLain
Date of birth: August 10, 1866
Date of death: December 25, 1926

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Troy / Bell   Bell

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Charles B. McLain, "Lawmaker Will Be Buried in Ft. Worth," 12/26/1926, p. 6. Former State Representative, born in Oregon 8/10/1866. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Military Service Notes

  • Spanish-American War, World War I. "He served in the United States army during the Spanish-American war, and at the outbreak of the World War, closed his Temple store to enlist in the army for service. He was rejected several times on account of his advanced age, but finally succeeded in entering the Y.M.C.A. service, in which he served during the great struggle." Obituary, Charles B. McLain, "Chas. M'Lain Was Buried in Ft. Worth: Well Known Local Citizen Died at His Home Here Dec. 26: Was Veteran of Two Wars and Former Legislator of Texas," Gainesville Daily Register and Messenger, 12/27/1926, p. 1, crediting Cooke County Library. State Representative from Bell County in the 31st Legislature. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Charles B. McLain, born circa 1866, age 60, death date 12/25/1926 in Gainesville, Cooke County, grocer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • C.B. McLain, birth date 8/10/1866, death date 12/25/1926, burial in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Includes reprint of obituary in the Waco News-Tribune, 12/26/1926. Find a Grave.
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - C.B. McLain, postoffice Troy, nativity Texas, age 63, retired merchant, 63 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. C.B. McLain, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Public Health  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
31st R.S. - 1909
Judicial Districts  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  

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