Charles Collins Stokes

Full Name: Charles Collins Stokes
Date of birth: September 24, 1872
Date of death: August 11, 1910

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 12, 1909 - Aug 11, 1910 31st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Trinity
S 13 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 12, 1909 29th (7)   30th (6)   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Trinity
H 27 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Houston

(1) 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.
(2) "Senator Stokes ill; left Austin but his absence will not affect liquor vote," 8/8/1910, p. 3. Senator C.C. Stokes of Crockett taken to San Antonio for treatment of typhoid fever. Galveston Daily News.
(3) W.J. Townsend, Jr., in special election 11/8/1910, succeeded Charles C. Stokes, died 8/12/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) "House is busy on real work of the session...resolutions of regret on death of Senator Stokes adopted on rising vote," 8/12/1910, p. 5. States Senator Stokes died in San Antonio "last night" (8/11/1910). San Antonio Light and Gazette.
(5) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(6) 30th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(7) 29th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Chas. Collins Stokes, birth date 9/24/1872 in Crockett, death date 8/11/1910 in San Antonio, Bexar County, attorney at law and State Senator. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • C.C. Stokes, birth date 9/24/1872, death date 8/11/1910, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County. Find a Grave.
  • "Senators Honor Departed Member . . . Service in Senate Chamber. . .", "Resolutions Adopted," 8/13/1910, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Charles Collins Stokes, "Funeral of C.C. Stokes: Burial Services Conducted by Masons at Crockett," The Houston Post, 8/14/1910, p. 8. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - C.C. Stokes, Crockett, Houston County, nativity Texas, Lawyer, Dem., age 36, 36 years in Texas. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. C.C. Stokes, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.C. Stokes, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.C. Stokes, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. C.C. Stokes, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

31st R.S. - 1909
Constitutional Amendments  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation  
Public Printing  
Rules (Chair) 
State Affairs  
State Penitentiaries  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
30th R.S. - 1907
Engrossed Bills  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 2  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
State Penitentiaries  
29th R.S. - 1905
County and County Boundaries  
Educational Affairs  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Penitentiaries  
Treasurer and Comptroller's Department (Chair) 
28th R.S. - 1903
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Railroad Commission  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Towns and City Corporations  

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