Sixty-first Texas Legislature

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The 61st Texas Legislature met from January 14, 1969 to June 2, 1969, and again in two special called sessions from July 28, 1968 to August 26, 1969, and from August 27, 1969 to September 9, 1969. All members present during this session were elected in the 1968 general elections.

Sessions[edit]

Party summary[edit]

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 29
  Republican Party 2
Total 31

House[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 141
  Republican Party 8
  Independent 1
Total 150

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

  • Lieutenant Governor: Ben Barnes, Democrat
  • President Pro Tempore (regular session): Don C. Kennard, Democrat
  • President Pro Tempore (1st called session): Horace J. "Doc" Blanchard, Democrat
  • President Pro Tempore (2nd called session): James P. Word, Democrat

House[edit]

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

House[edit]

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