Fifty-ninth Texas Legislature

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The 59th Texas Legislature met from January 12, 1965 to May 31, 1965, and again in a special called session from February 14, 1966 to February 23, 1966. All members present during this session were elected in the 1964 general elections.

Sessions[edit]

Regular Session: January 12, 1965 - May 31, 1965
Called Session: February 14, 1966 - February 23, 1966

Party summary[edit]

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 31
Total 31

House[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 149
  Republican Party 1
Total 150

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

  • Lieutenant Governor: Preston Smith (D)
  • President Pro Tempore (regular session): Thomas W. Creighton (D)
  • President Pro Tempore (called session): Aaron "Babe" Schwartz (D)

House[edit]

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

House[edit]

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