C.H. Yoakum

Charles Henderson Yoakum

Full Name: Charles Henderson Yoakum
Date of birth: July 10, 1849
Date of death: January 1, 1909

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 10, 1893 - Sep 10, 1894 23rd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Collin, Hunt

(1) "The democratic executive committee...recommended Judge Sherrill of Hunt as such successor of Charles Yoakum, lately resigned," 9/23/1894, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
(2) "The New Commission...Republicans at Austin: Argument to secure the nomination of Yoakum...", 8/25/1894, p. 4. "Yoakum stated to a News reporter this afternoon that he would resign his seat as representative of the Fifth senatorial district..." Galveston Daily News.
(3) "To fill a vacancy," 9/11/1894, p. 6 (dateline Sept. 10). "The resignation of C.H. Yoakum, state senator from the Fifth district, has been received by Governor Hogg..." Galveston Daily News.
(4) Yoakum resigned after session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1893 January 11, 1893

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  • Photograph. C.H. Yoakum, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Agricultural Affairs  
Engrossed Bills  
Federal Relations  
General Land Office, Joint Committee to investigate the (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Debt  
Public Lands (Chair) 
Roads and Bridges  
State Reformatory, Joint Committee on  

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