Forty-fifth Texas Legislature

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The 45th Texas Legislature met from January 12, 1937, to May 22, 1937, and in two special sessions, both in 1937, each lasting 30 days.

Sessions[edit]

Regular Session: January 12, 1937 – May 22, 1937
1st Called Session: May 27, 1937 – June 25, 1937
2nd Called Session: September 27, 1937 – October 26, 1937

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]

  • Lieutenant Governor: Walter Frank Woodul (D)
  • Presidents Pro Tempore: Regular Session Will D. Pace (D)
    1st Called Session – Olan R. Van Zandt (D)
    2nd Called Session – Allan Shivers (D)

House[edit]

  • Speaker of the House: Robert Wilburn Calvert (D)

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

Dist. 1

Dist. 2

Dist. 3

Dist. 4

Dist. 5

Dist. 6

Dist. 7

  • Will D. Pace (D), Tyler

Dist. 8

  • A. M. Aiken, Jr. (D), Paris

Dist. 9

  • Olin Van Zandt (D), Tioga

Dist. 10

Dist. 11

  • Claud Westerfield (D), Dallas

Dist. 12

Dist. 13

  • Doss Hardin (D), Waco

Dist. 14

Dist. 15

Dist. 16

Dist. 17

Dist. 18

Dist. 19

Dist. 20

  • Houghton Brownlee (D), Austin

Dist. 21

Dist. 22

Dist. 23

Dist. 24

Dist. 25

Dist. 26

Dist. 27

Dist. 28

Dist. 29

Dist. 30

Dist. 31

House[edit]

The House was composed of 150 Democrats.

House members included future Governor Coke R. Stevenson and future State Treasurer Jesse James.

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