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Walter Mengden Walter Mengden
Full Name: Walter H. Mengden, Jr.

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th (1) (2)   Republican Houston / Harris Senate President Pro Tempore (67th)   Harris
S 13 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   65th   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
S 13 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   63rd (3)   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-2 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) 67th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 1st C.S., elected 8/11/1981; 2nd C.S., elected 5/24/1982; and Ad Interim 2nd C.S., elected 5/28/1982. Senate Journal.
(2) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1982 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(3) 63rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/10/1973, pp. 12-13. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Senate Biographies, 63rd Legislature, 1973.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. The Senators of Texas, 64th Session, 1975.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 66th Legislature, 1979.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 67th Legislature, 1981.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Walter Mengden, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Mengden, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Mengden, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Mengden, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Mengden, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 63rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 64th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 65th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 66th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 67th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 62nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Photograph, "Where are they now? The Dirty Thirty," p. 52, 9/2001. Texas Monthly.
  • Committee Informationtop
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Intergovernmental Relations  
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy (Chair) 
    Redistricting, Subcommittee of the Committee of the Whole Senate, Special  
    Redistricting, Subcommittee of the Committee of the Whole Senate, Special Legislative Panel  
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Financial Institutions  
    Intergovernmental Relations  
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters (Vice Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy (Chair) 
    Paperwork Reduction, Interim  
    Security at San Antonio State Hospital  
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Intergovernmental Relations  
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters (Vice Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy (Vice Chair) 
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Human Resources  
    Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare (Vice Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water (Vice Chair) 
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Human Resources  
    Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs  
    Jurisprudence  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water (Vice Chair) 
    Prison Reform  
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Data Processing and Printing  
    Federal Relations  
    Higher Education  
    Labor  
    Youth  
     

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