Chester Hunter Terrell

Full Name: Chester Hunter Terrell
Date of birth: December 2, 1882
Date of death: September 13, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 85 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar Speaker   Bexar
H 92 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 92 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (2)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) Mentioned in "Candidates for Speakership," 10/11/1912. Wichita Daily Times.
(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.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Photo and obituary, "Ex-Speaker of House of Representatives Dead," 9/14/1920, p. 4. Dallas Morning News.
  • "Terrell, that magical political name on Texas democratic ballots, causes thousands of voters to wonder who started it," 6/28/1934, p. 8. Relatives: J.O. Terrell - father, Chester Terrell - son. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Chester Hunter Terrell, birth date 12/23/1882, lawyer, draft registration in Bexar County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Chester H. Terrell, birth date 12/2/1882, death date 9/13/1920, burial in Mission Burial Park North, San Antonio. Find a Grave.
  • Photo and obituary, 9/14/1920, Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in "Under the Dome at Austin," 4/25/1947. Mexia Daily News.
  • Family group sheet, Terrill/Terrill/Tyrrell Lines. Internet genealogical service.


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Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Appropriations Subcommittee on the Southwest Texas Normal  
Appropriations Subcommittee on the Southwestern Insane Asylum at San Antonio  
Banks and Banking  
Congressional Districts (Vice Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
Private Corporations  
Revenue and Taxation  
Senatorial Districts  
State Asylums  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Municipal Corporations  
31st R.S. - 1909
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Municipal Corporations  

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