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Charles Norton Shaver

Full Name: Charles Norton Shaver
Date of birth: March 19, 1884
Date of death: February 22, 1946

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker
H 29 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, "C.N. Shaver, Educational Leader, Dies," 2/23/1946, p. 7. "Texas Educator Charles N. Shaver, who fought for legislation establishing the first lay State Board of Education in Texas . . . As a Representative he sponsored a road-building program for Walker County." Dallas Morning News.
  • Obituary and photo, "C.N. Shaver, Educator, Dies in Dallas," 2/23/1946, p. 3. "As a representative from his district during two terms of the state legislature, he had introduced the House bill which established the State Board of Education as it is today." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Other Resources

  • Charles Norton Shaver, birth date 3/19/1884 in Texas, death date 2/22/1946 in Dallas, Dallas County, college president, Sam Houston State College. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Charles Norton Shaver, birth date 3/19/1884, death date 2/22/1946, photo, Sam Houston State University plaque, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Claims and Accounts  
Education (Vice Chair) 
Highways and Motor Traffic  
40th R.S. - 1927
Claims and Accounts  

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