Sixty-first Texas Legislature

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The 61st Texas Legislature met in 1969 in a regular session from January 14 to June 2 and in two consecutive special sessions from July 28 to August 26 and from August 27 to September 9. 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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