C.K. Bell

Charles Keith Bell

Full Name: Charles Keith Bell
Date of birth: April 18, 1853
Date of death: April 22, 1913

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 23 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 8, 1889 19th (2) (3)   20th (1)   Democrat Hamilton / Hamilton   Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas

(1) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(3) 19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. "Credentials of the new members, excepting Sen. Bell, Harrison, and Pope, were presented . . . On motion of Sen. Houston of Bexar, the new Senators not holding credentials were also sworn in." Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Chas. Keith Bell, death date 4/22/1913 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Charles Keith Bell (1853-1913), portrait, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Charles K. Bell Dies at Fort Worth Home," 4/23/1913, p. 1. Birth date 4/19/1854, death date 4/22/1913. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Engrossed Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
New Capitol Construction, Examine  
Private Land Claims  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Lands  
State Asylum  
State University at Austin  
19th R.S. - 1885
Capitol Contract  
Constitutional Amendments  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
General Land Office (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Private Land Claims  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debt  
Public Lands  
W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office  

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