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C.C. Small Charles Clinton Small
Full Name: Charles Clinton "Clint" Small, Sr.
Date of birth: May 22, 1888
Date of death: November 1, 1971

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1) (2)   45th   Democrat Amarillo / Potter Dean of the Senate. (46th)   Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
S 31 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 12, 1937 44th (3)   43rd (4)   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
S 31 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd (5) (6)   41st (7)   Democrat Wellington / Collingsworth Senate President Pro Tempore (42nd)   Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
(1) See the Austin-American, January 11, 1939, p. 7, col. 4 ("He [Senator Holbrook] is succeeded as dean by Clint C. Small of Amarillo, beginning his 10th year."). Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate - Memo, January 8, 2002, 'Deans of the Texas Senate', 2002.
(2) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(3) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(4) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
(5) 42nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 1st C.S., elected 8/12/1931. Senate Journal.
(6) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(7) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, December 1971, p. 1123. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in son's obituary, August 23, 1997. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Mentioned in TEXAS IN THE 1920s. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mary Francis Templeton Walker, family papers, 1891-1970, daughter of State Representative Rufus Lee Templeton of Wellington, Texas, and the niece of former State Senator Clint Charles Small of Amarillo. Texas Tech University Libraries.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.C. Small, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.C. Small, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.C. Small, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.C. Small, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.C. Small, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.C. Small, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
    Local and Non-contested Bills, Special (SR 47)  
    Local Bills, Special (SR 51)  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Civil Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Labor  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Civil Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Educational Affairs  
    Employment, Special  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Judicial Districts  
    Labor  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
    Texas-Oklahoma Boundary Dispute, Special  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish (Vice Chair) 
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate (Chair) 
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate, Subcommittee on Rules of Procedure  
    Judicial Districts  
    Labor  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Debts  
    Public Health  
    Public Land and Land Office  
    Public Printing  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate, Steering Committee  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Debt  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Public Printing  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Congressional Districts  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Finance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debts  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    Public Printing  
    Purchasing Land for Juvenile Training School, Investigate  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Free Textbook Law Investigating  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Texas Oklahoma Boundary  
     

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