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Governor Charles A. Culberson

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Oakwood Cemetery, 700 Grand Ave., Fort Worth, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 46' 13.127592", -97° 20' 55.049064"
    Texas State
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     A native of Alabama, Charles A. Culberson grew up in Jefferson, Texas. He married Sallie Harrison (1861-1926) in 1882 after earning his law degree at the University of Virginia. During two terms as Attorney General of Texas, Culberson enforced the reform policies of Gov. James S. Hogg. He succeeded Hogg as Governor, 1895-99. Culberson served four terms in the United States Senate, winning the post of Democratic Minority Leader in 1907. Renowned for his knowledge of the law, he chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1913-1919. (1979)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Governor Charles A. Culberson Historical Marker Location Map, Fort Worth, Texas