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Walter Woodul Walter Woodul
Full Name: Walter Frank Woodul, Sr.
Date of birth: September 25, 1892
Date of death: October 1, 1984

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1) (2)   42nd (3)   Democrat Houston / Harris Senate President Pro Tempore (43rd)   Harris
S 16 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st (4) (5)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 79 Jan 9, 1917 - Sep 29, 1917 35th (7)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
(1) 43rd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/10/1933. Senate Journal.
(2) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Media.
(3) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Newly-Elected Senators." Senate Journal.
(4) "Fifteen State Senators Must Seek Re-Election in Summer", 1/3/1930, p. 2. Big Spring Daily Herald.
(5) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
(6) Walter F. Woodul, in special election 11/6/1928, sworn in 41st Legislature, succeeded James W. Hall, resigned 10/1/1928. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(7) Edwin A. Atlee, Jr., in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Walter F. Woodul, resigned after 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 69th Legislature, R.S., SCR 21. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • 30th Lieutenant Governor: Walter Frank Woodul. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Laredo Company of the National Guard; Assistant Adjutant General of Texas; United States Army, Captain, World War I. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Walter Woodul, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Walter Woodul, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Woodul, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Woodul, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Woodul, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Woodul, Walter F. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Committee Informationtop
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expense  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Penitentiaries  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Contingent Expense  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judge J.B. Price Impeachment  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations By Governor (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Penitentiaries  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Fee System  
    Highway Department, Investigate (Vice Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    Texas Oklahoma Boundary  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Common Carriers  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Federal Relations  
    Irrigation  
    Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs (Chair) 
     

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