Fiftieth Texas Legislature

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The 50th Texas Legislature met from January 14, 1947, to June 6, 1947. All members present during this session were elected in the 1946 general elections, except for Senator Maribelle Stewart of Houston who succeeded her husband, who died in office, in a special election in 1947.

Sessions[edit]

Regular Session: January 14, 1947 - June 6, 1947

Party summary[edit]

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 31
Total 31

House[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 150
Total 150

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

House[edit]

  • Speaker of the House: William O. Reed (D)

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

House[edit]

The House was composed of 150 Democrats.

House members included future Governors Preston Smith and future Congressmen Jack Brooks, Abraham Kazen and J.T. Rutherford and future U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright.

References[edit]

  • Legislative Reference Library of Texas, [1]