Warren G. Harding (Texas politician)

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Warren Glenn Harding
Texas State Treasurer
In office
1977 – January 18, 1983
Governor Dolph Briscoe (1977-1979)
Bill Clements
Preceded by Jesse James
Succeeded by Ann Richards
Personal details
Born (1921-01-08)January 8, 1921
Princeton, Texas, U.S.
Died April 2, 2005(2005-04-02) (aged 84)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Resting place Texas State Cemetery
Austin, Texas
Political party Democratic
Parents William Moore
Ethel Baccus

Warren Glenn Harding (January 8, 1921 – April 2, 2005) was a Democrat who served as the Treasurer of the State of Texas from 1977 to 1983. The position no longer exists.

Early life[edit]

Harding was born in Princeton, Texas, to William Moore and the former Ethel Baccus. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II. He was not related to former U.S. President Warren G. Harding of Ohio.

Public service[edit]

In 1950, he was elected Treasurer of Dallas County and served in that position until 1977. In 1977, upon the death of Jesse James he was appointed by Governor Dolph Briscoe to the position of state treasurer. Harding was elected to a full four-year term in 1978 and served as state treasurer until 1983. He was succeeded by fellow Democrat Ann Richards.[1]

Warren Glenn Harding monument at Texas State Cemetery in Austin, Texas

Death[edit]

Harding died April 2, 2005, in Dallas, Texas, and is interred at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dallas Morning News, April 6, 2005
  2. ^ Texas State Cemetery

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Jesse James
Texas State Treasurer
1977–1983
Succeeded by
Ann Richards