Fifty-second Texas Legislature

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The 52nd Texas Legislature met from January 9 to June 8, 1951. All members present during this session were elected in the 1950 general elections.

Sessions[edit]

Regular Session: January 9, 1951 – June 8, 1951

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: Ben Ramsey (D)
  • President Pro Tempore: Pat M. Bullock (D)

House[edit]

  • Speaker of the House: Reuben Senterfitt (D)

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

House[edit]

The House was composed of 149 Democrats and 1 Republican. The lone Republican, Edward T. Dicker of Dallas was the first Republican elected to the Texas legislature in 20 years. He served one term and was defeated.

House members included future Governor Dolph Briscoe, and future Congressmen Abraham Kazen and J.T. Rutherford and future Texas Attorney General Waggoner Carr.

Sources[edit]

  • Legislative Reference Library of Texas, [1]

External links[edit]