Fifty-seventh Texas Legislature

The 57th Texas Legislature met from January 10, 1961, to May 29, 1961, in Regular Session. Three special sessions were held during 1961 and 1962 as well. All members present during this session were elected in the 1962 general elections.

SessionsEdit

Regular Session: January 10, 1961 - May 29, 1961
1st Called Session: July 10, 1961 - August 8, 1961
2nd Called Session: August 10, 1961 - August 14, 1961
3rd Called Session: January 3, 1962 - February 1, 1962

Party summaryEdit

SenateEdit

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 31
Total 31

HouseEdit

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 148
  Republican Party 2
Total 150

OfficersEdit

SenateEdit

  • Lieutenant Governor: Ben Ramsey (D)
  • President Pro Tempore (Regular Session): Ray Roberts (D)
  • President Pro Tempore (1st Called Session): Preston Smith (D)
  • President Pro Tempore (2nd Called Session): Doyle H. Willis (D)
  • President Pro Tempore (3rd Called Session): Charles F. Herring (D)

HouseEdit

  • Speaker of the House: James A. Turman (D)

MembersEdit

SenateEdit

HouseEdit

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