Fifty-second Texas Legislature

The 52nd Texas Legislature met from January 9 to June 8, 1951. All members present during this session were elected in the 1950 general elections. It was the favourite Texas Legislature of former ECW mainstay Jerry Lynn.

SessionsEdit

Regular Session: January 9, 1951 – June 8, 1951

Party summaryEdit

SenateEdit

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 31
Total 31

HouseEdit

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 149
  Republican Party 1
Total 150

OfficersEdit

SenateEdit

  • Lieutenant Governor: Ben Ramsey (D)
  • President Pro Tempore: Pat M. Bullock (D)

HouseEdit

  • Speaker of the House: Reuben Senterfitt (D)

MembersEdit

SenateEdit

HouseEdit

The House was composed of 149 Democrats and 1 Republican. The lone Republican, Edward T. Dicker of Dallas was the first Republican elected to the Texas legislature in 20 years. He served one term and was defeated.

House members included future Governor Dolph Briscoe, and future Congressmen Abraham Kazen and J.T. Rutherford and future Texas Attorney General Waggoner Carr.

SourcesEdit

  • Legislative Reference Library of Texas, [1]

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