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Charles L. Brachfield Charles L. Brachfield
Full Name: Charles Louis Brachfield
Date of birth: January 10, 1871
Date of death: June 6, 1947

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 8 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3)   30th (4)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk Senate President Pro Tempore (31st)   Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Shelby
S 8 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (5)   28th (6)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Shelby
(1) 31st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 3/13/1909, 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 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.
(3) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(4) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
(5) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the hold over Senators." Senate Journal.
(6) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, April 1948, p. 286. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • BRACHFIELD, CHARLES LOUIS (1871-1947). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles L. Brachfield, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles L. Brachfield, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles L. Brachfield, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Charles L. Brachfield, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    H. Bascom Thomas Expulsion, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Labor (Vice Chair) 
    Rules  
    State Penitentiaries  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Labor  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Labor  
    Military Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    Treasurer and Comptroller's Department  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Labor (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    San Jacinto Battle Ground Picture Purchasing  
    State Asylums  
     

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