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George Moffett George Moffett
Full Name: George Clarence "Cotton" Moffett
Date of birth: November 20, 1895
Date of death: January 4, 1972

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 23 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Archer, Baylor, Cottle, Dickens, Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
S 23 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th (2)   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Archer, Baylor, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, King, Knox, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
S 23 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   55th   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Archer, Baylor, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, King, Knox, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
S 23 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   53rd (3)   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Archer, Baylor, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, King, Knox, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
S 23 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd (4)   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
S 23 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   50th   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
S 23 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 14, 1947 49th (5)   48th   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman Senate President Pro Tempore (49th)   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
S 23 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   46th (6)   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
H 114 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox
H 114 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox
H 114 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox
H 114 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Chillicothe / Hardeman   Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox
(1) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 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.
(3) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1952 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(5) 49th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/9/1945. Senate Journal.
(6) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, p. 2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators-Elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 55th Legislature, 2nd C.S., SR 17. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., SR 146. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 62nd Legislature, 2nd C.S., SCR 12. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army Air Corps, World War I. 62nd Legislature, 2nd C.S., SCR 12. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Moffett, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 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.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • Legislative Project includes tape-recorded interviews, Oral History Collection, University of North Texas.
  • Moffett, George Clarence. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Committee Informationtop
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Agriculture and Livestock (Chair) 
    Contingent Expense  
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Interstate-Cooperation  
    Legislative, Congressional, and Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Oil and Gas  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Water and Conservation  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Agriculture and Livestock (Chair) 
    Contingent Expenses  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Oil and Gas (Vice Chair) 
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Water and Conservation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Agriculture and Livestock (Chair) 
    Assignment, Special  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expense  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Oil and Gas (Vice Chair) 
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Agriculture and Livestock (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Oil and Gas (Vice Chair) 
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Aeronautics  
    Agriculture (Chair) 
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation (Vice Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Aeronautics  
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Assignment or Employment, Special  
    Congressional Districts  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Military and Veterans' Affairs  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation (Vice Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    Texas Commission on Higher Education  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Aeronautics  
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements (Vice Chair) 
    Military and Veterans' Affairs  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Senatorial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Agriculture (Chair) 
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Veterans' Affairs  
    Water Code  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Agriculture (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Legislative Audit, Special  
    Military Affairs  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Public Health  
    Representative Districts  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special  
    Veterans' Affairs  
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Aeronautics (Vice Chair) 
    Agriculture (Vice Chair) 
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Game and Fish  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Interstate Cooperation (Vice Chair) 
    Labor  
    Military Affairs  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Representative Districts  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    Veterans' Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Congressional Districts  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation (Chair) 
    Legislative Audit, Special  
    Military Affairs  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Rules  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    State Departments and Institutions  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Agriculture (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Labor  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations of Governor  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Un-American Activities  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Agriculture  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Interstate Co-operation  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations of Governor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Agriculture  
    Conservation and Reclamation (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Agriculture  
    Banks and Banking  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Questionnaire for Members, Special  
    Rules  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Banks and Banking  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  
    Tax Survey Committee  
     

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