Chas. S. Gainer

Charles Salter Gainer

Full Name: Charles Salter Gainer
Date of birth: December 1, 1870
Date of death: January 13, 1955

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 3, 1933 42nd (1) (2)   41st (3)   42nd (1) (2)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos Senate President Pro Tempore (42nd)   Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Lee, Robertson, Washington
H 22 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Grimes

(1) 42nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 3rd C.S., elected 9/21/1932. Senate Journal.
(2) 42nd Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/13/1931, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) 41st Legislature - Certificate of New Senators, oath of office administered, 1/8/1929, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/26/1929, sec. 2, p. 2. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Memorial, March 1955, p. 140. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Agricultural Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Congressional Districts  
Contingent Expense (Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Nominations By Governor  
Public Debt  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representative Districts  
Senatorial Districts  
State Affairs  
State Highways and Motor Traffic  
State Institutions and Departments  
State Penitentiaries  
Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
Tax Survey Committee (Vice Chair) 
41st R.S. - 1929
Agricultural Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Nominations By Governor  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Debts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Highways and Motor Traffic  
State Institutions and Departments  
Towns and City Corporations  
34th R.S. - 1915
Commerce and Manufactures  
Congressional Districts  
Internal Improvements (Vice Chair) 

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