Fiftieth Texas Legislature

The 50th Texas Legislature met from January 14, 1947, to June 6, 1947. All members present during this session were elected in the 1946 general elections, except for Senator Maribelle Stewart of Houston who succeeded her husband, who died in office, in a special election in 1947.

SessionsEdit

Regular Session: January 14, 1947 - June 6, 1947

Party summaryEdit

SenateEdit

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 31
Total 31

HouseEdit

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 150
Total 150

OfficersEdit

SenateEdit

HouseEdit

  • Speaker of the House: William O. Reed (D)

MembersEdit

SenateEdit

HouseEdit

The House was composed of 150 Democrats.

House members included future Governors Preston Smith and future Congressmen Jack Brooks, Abraham Kazen and J.T. Rutherford and future U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright.

ReferencesEdit

  • Legislative Reference Library of Texas, [1]