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Abraham 'Chick' Kazen Abraham 'Chick' Kazen
Full Name: Abraham "Chick" Kazen, Jr.
Date of birth: January 17, 1919
Date of death: November 29, 1987

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Brooks, Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, Maverick, Starr, Webb, Zapata
S 21 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (2)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Brooks, Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, Maverick, Starr, Webb, Zapata
S 21 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th (3)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Brooks, Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, Maverick, Starr, Webb, Zapata
S 21 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 10, 1961 56th (4)   55th   Democrat Laredo / Webb Senate President Pro Tempore (56th)   Brooks, Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, Maverick, Starr, Webb, Zapata
S 21 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   53rd (5)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Brooks, Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, Maverick, Starr, Webb, Zapata
H 75 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 75 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
H 75 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb, Zapata
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1966 due to redistricting. Reapportionment of Senate districts occurred in the 59th Legislature, Regular Session (1965), ch. 324 (SB 547). Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(2) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1962 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(4) 56th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 3rd C.S., elected 7/17/1959. Senate Journal.
(5) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., SR 11. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 58th Legislature, R.S., SR 19. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 59th Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 111. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., SR 306. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • KAZEN, Abraham, Jr. (1919-1987). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Abraham 'Chick' Kazen, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 53rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 58th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Contingent Expense (Vice Chair) 
    Election Law  
    Finance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Nominations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expense (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Legislative, Congressional, and Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Nominations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Claims  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
    Election Law  
    Finance  
    Jurisprudence  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Nominations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Screwworm Eradication  
    State Affairs  
    State Departments and Institutions  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Assignment, Special (Vice Chair) 
    Claims  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expense (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    State Departments and Institutions  
    Transportation (Chair) 
    Water and Conservation  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Archives, Texas Employment Commission, and Insurance Buildings  
    Banking  
    Claims  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
    Finance (Vice Chair) 
    Game and Fish (Chair) 
    Insurance Company of Texas, Investigation, Special  
    Jurisprudence  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Nominations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    State Departments and Institutions  
    Water and Conservation  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Education  
    Finance (Vice Chair) 
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Military and Veterans Affairs (Chair) 
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Health  
    State Penitentiaries (Chair) 
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Assignment or Employment, Special  
    Banking  
    Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Military and Veterans' Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Public Health  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Judiciary  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
     

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