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Charles L. Cleveland
Full Name: Charles Lander Cleveland
Date of birth: August 25, 1824
Date of death: February 9, 1892

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (1) (2)     Liberty / Liberty   Liberty
(1) "Judge Cleveland was also active in the Democratic party and was a delegate to the 1854 Democratic state convention from Liberty County." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Included "[a]mong 1855 legislators that this writer has positively identified as Know Nothings." The party was active in Texas at the state level between 1855 and 1857. "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414, 416-417. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Judge Charles L. Cleveland mentioned on p. 904 of biographical sketch of law partner, Judge Asa Hoxey Willie, pp. 904-905. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • CLEVELAND, CHARLES LANDER (1824-1892). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Judge J. Stewart Cleveland, p. 2111. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Other Resources
  • Discussed in Ch. XXIV, East Texas Men, p. 142, "died in the office of Criminal District Judge of Harris & Galveston Counties"; and "A Quartette of Able Lawyers," pp. 250-259. Governors Who Have Been, and Other Public Men of Texas, 1921.
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Civil and Criminal Codes, Governor's Message, Select  
    County and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary  
    Land Titles West of Nueces River, Select  
    Private Land Claims No. 1  
    Private Land Claims No. 2 (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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