C.H. Brooks

Calvin Brooks

Full Name: Calvin Hurlock Brooks
Date of birth: February 20, 1827
Date of death: August 3, 1916

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1)   Democrat Bedias / Grimes   Grimes

(1) Mentioned in "The news from Austin . . . Resignations of Representative Barziza and four others accepted after critical debate . . . Hunter restored to his seat . . . Other resignations not improbable," Thursday, 8/3/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Rev. Calvin Hurlock Brooks, birth date 2/20/1827 in AL, death date 8/3/1916 in Elgin, 1880 residence in Grimes County, preacher, spouse Lettia Worsham Brooks. Census of 1880, Chaney family tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Obituary, "Rev. C.H. Brooks Dead," Saturday, 8/5/1916, p. 2. "Brooks died at his home in Elgin Thursday morning, aged 90 years . . . one of the oldest pastors of the Methodist church in Texas." Victoria Advocate.


  • Photograph. C.H. Brooks, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

15th R.S. - 1876
Capitol Grounds, Investigation of Superintendent F. Voigt  
Commerce and Manufactures  
State Penitentiary  
Towns and City Corporations  

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