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Charles F. Stevens Charles Frederick Stevens
Full Name: Charles Frederick Stevens
Other surnames: Stephens
Date of birth: May 7, 1859
Date of death: June 6, 1943

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Liberty / Liberty   Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange

(1) "Representative Convention," 9/12/1884, p. 1. Report from Beaumont nominating convention for State Representative: "Mr. C.F. Stephens a young gentleman of Liberty County, and possessing a high order of talent, received the nomination on the twentieth ballot. . .he will surely be elected." Galveston Daily News.
(2) S.F. Stephens, Beaumont. "Nineteenth Legislature: proceedings in Senate and House," 1/14/1885, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Charles F. Stevens, Blaumond, Jefferson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) C.F. Stephens, postoffice Liberty. Counties composing district: Liberty, Chambers, Jefferson, Orange, and Hardin. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • S.F. Stephens on opening day, 1/13/1885, p. 3. Bills and resolutions introduced by C.F. Stevens, Index, p. 489. House Journal. 19th R.S. Index 19th R.S. January 13, 1885
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Charles F. Stevens, Volume II, pp. 667-669. Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs, 1910.
  • Biographical sketch, C.F. Stephens, pp. 51-52. Born 5/7/1859 in Morgan City, Louisiana. In January 1881, returned to Liberty County. Nominated to 1st District at Democratic convention in Beaumont, 9/11/1884. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Charles Frederick Stevens, birth date 5/7/1859 in Berwick City, St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana, death date 6/6/1943 in Houston. Ancestral Chambers Genealogy, 2010.
  • C.F. Stephens, in 1885 - 19th House, from Liberty, 1 Dist. Card File.
  • Census of 1900 - Charles Stephens, Justice Precinct 1, Liberty, Liberty County, age 41, born May 1859 in Louisiana, lawyer, spouse Edna.
    Census of 1910 - C.F. Stevens, Liberty, Liberty County, age 50, born in Louisiana, lawyer, spouse Edna and family (next page). FamilySearch. 1900
  • Charles Frederick Stevens, birth date 5/7/1859 in Louisiana, death date 6/6/1943 in Houston, Harris County. Burial in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • "Former Liberty Judge Dies in Houston," Tuesday, 6/8/1943, p. 7. Former Liberty County Judge Charles Frederick Stevens, 84, died Sunday (6/6/1943) in Houston, burial in Forest Park cemetery. Came to Texas from St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana, when he was 16. Married Edna Chamber, of Liberty, in 1882. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles F. Stevens, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
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    19th R.S. - 1885
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