C.M. Winkler

Clinton McKamy Winkler

Full Name: Clinton McKamy Winkler
Date of birth: October 19, 1821
Date of death: May 13, 1882

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Ellis, Hill, Kaufman, Navarro
H Robertson Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (1)     Franklin / Robertson   Robertson

(1) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biography, pp. 169-172. Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.
  • WINKLER, CLINTON MCKAMY (1821-1882). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Clinton McKamy Winkler, Judge, Texas Court of Appeals, 1876-1882. Justices of Texas, 1836-1986 (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2004.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Clinton McKamy Winkler (deceased). Born 10/19/1820 in Burke County, North Carolina; elected to the 2nd and 13th Texas Legislatures; died 5/13/1882 in Austin. Includes tribute of Attorney General J.H. McLeary and bar resolution upon Winkler's death. Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas, 1893, pp. 118-124, crediting Palestine Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketches, Clinton McKamy Winkler of Navarro County, Texas, including photos, historical marker, and obituary reprinted from Dallas Times Herald, 5/18/1882. Navarro County, TXGenWeb Project.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Company I, 4th Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Clinton McKamy Winkler. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 19, 103, Plate No. 39. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. C.M. Winkler, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
  • Photograph. C.M. Winkler, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.M. Winkler, Texas Jurists Collection

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

13th R.S. - 1873
Agricultural and Mechanical College  
Communication from the Governor  
Internal Improvements (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
2nd R.S. - 1847
County Boundaries  
Public Buildings  

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