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C.R. Buchanan Charles Russell Buchanan
Full Name: Charles Russell Buchanan
Date of birth: October 3, 1869
Date of death: September 15, 1931

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2)   35th (3)   36th (1) (2)   Democrat Snyder / Scurry Senate President Pro Tempore (36th)   Andrews, Borden, Callahan, Crane, Dawson, Eastland, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, Jones, Kent, Loving, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Palo Pinto, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum

(1) 36th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 5/9/1919, 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 36th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/14/1919, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) 35th Legislature - Member-elect in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 7, 1916, oath of office administered, 1/9/1917, pp. 2-3. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 42nd Legislature, 2nd C.S., Simple Resolution 9, 9/16/1931, p. 86. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and photo, "Funeral Today for Buchanan," 9/17/1931, p. 19. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Charles Russell Buchanan of Snyder, "born in Virginia 47 years ago." Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post.
  • Obituary, C.R. Buchanan, "Prominent Snyder Citizen Dies it [in] Lubbock Hospital," The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Texas), 9/17/1931, p. 1. Scurry County Judge, Texas Senator from 1916-1920. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1930 - Charles R. Buchanan, Snyder, Scurry County, age 60, born in Virginia, lawyer in general practice, wife Alma. FamilySearch.
  • C.R. Buchanon, birth date 10/3/1869 in Virginia, death date 9/15/1931 in Lubbock County, Texas, county judge. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Charles Russell Buchanan, birth date 10/3/1869, death date 9/15/1931, burial in Snyder Cemetery, Snyder, Scurry County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.R. Buchanan, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.R. Buchanan, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Contingent Expense  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Educational Affairs  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Land and Land Office  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Central Investigating Committee  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Institutions and Departments  

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