Fifty-first Texas Legislature
The 51st Texas Legislature met from January 11, 1949 to July 6, 1949. All members present during this session were elected in the 1948 general elections.
Regular Session: January 11, 1949 - July 6, 1949
Party summary 
- Lieutenant Governor: Allan Shivers (D) until September 1, 1949. Upon the death of Governor Beauford H. Jester, he became Governor and the Office of Lieutenant Governor was vacant.
- President Pro Tempore: Kyle Vick (D)
George C. Morris (D)
Grady Hazlewood (D)
Wardlow W. Lane (D)
- Speaker of the House: Durwood Manford (D)
The House was composed of 150 Democrats.
- Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide, 1949-51. A.H. Belo Corporation, Dallas, Texas.
- Texas Legislature Online
- Texas Senate
- Texas House of Representatives
- Election Results from the Office of the Secretary of State
- Legislative Reference Library
- Billhop - Texas Legislative Wiki
- Project Vote Smart - State Senate of Texas
- Project Vote Smart - State House of Texas