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Party affiliation - 53rd Legislature

  Totals based on membership as of first day of the regular session, January 13, 1953

House of Representatives
Democrats in the House of Representatives[ 150 of 150 100%]
William Henry Abington
William W. 'Bill' Allen
Mack Allison
Bill R. Andis
Lemuel L. Armor
Ben Atwell
Robert W. Baker
Stanley Banks, Jr.
Garth C. Bates
James Bates
Marshall O. Bell
Douglas E. Bergman
Edgar Lee Berlin
George S. Berry
A. J. Bishop, Jr.
Anita Blair
Floyd Francis Bradshaw
Dolph Briscoe, Jr.
J. Gordon 'Obie' Bristow
Phil Brooks
Hulon Brown
Jack C. Bryan, Sr.
Dexter Buchanan
Joe Burkett, Jr.
Omar Burkett
Jim Joseph Carmichall
Frank H. Carpenter
Waggoner Carr
Ellis D. Carter
Stanley Caufield
William Chambers
Joe Chapman
Tom Cheatham
Jamie Clements
Carroll Cobb
Morris G. Cobb
Warren C. 'Red' Cowen
Frank H. Crain, Jr.
Elias F. Crim
John L. Crosthwait
Doug Crouch
William 'Bill' Daniel
Eligio de la Garza
B.H. Dewey
Dudley T. Dougherty
A. D. Downer
Virginia Duff
William J. Ehlert
William M. Elliott
Anthony Fenoglio
Jack Fisk
Curtis Ford, Jr.
Gustin 'Gus' Garrett
Gabe Garrett
James O. Gillham
W.W. Glass
Ben Glusing
Jessy F. Gray
Dorothy Gillis Gurley
L. DeWitt Hale
Bert Hall
Charles A. Hancock
Guy Hazlett
Herman August Heideke
Bill 'Jitterbug' Henderson
Jack Hightower
Paul F. Hill
George Hinson
Grady C. Hogue
Horace Ben Houston, Jr.
Reagan Huffman
Charles Hughes
Henry A. 'Salty' Hull
Edgar Hutchins, Jr.
Samuel Isaacks
James Horace Jackson
Pearce Johnson
Obie Jones
Thomas R. Joseph, Jr.
Don Kennard
Joe Kilgore
John Kimbrough
Tom E. King
W.G. Kirklin
William Kugle, Jr.
Roy Truett Latimer
Otis Lee
Henry G. Lehman
Charles J. Lieck, Jr.
Jim T. Lindsey
Maury Maverick
Bert Thomas McDaniel
Grainger W. McIlhany
William T. McNeil
Fred V. Meridith
William Andrew Miller, Jr.
Carlton Moore, Sr.
Jimmy R. Morris
Charles A. Murphy, Jr.
Menton J. Murray
Fred Niemann
Jesse M. Osborn
William E. Osborn
Frank Owen III
Harold Parish
Robert Patten
James Paxton
G.P. Pearson, Jr.
Wilbur W. Perry
Maurice S. Pipkin
Joe Pool
Joe Pyle
David Ratliff
Elbert Reeves
William C. Ross, Sr.
Charles Sandahl
Barefoot Sanders
Leroy Saul
Scott Sayers
Harold Seay
Frates Seeligson
Sam C. Sellers
C.F. Sentell
Reuben E. Senterfitt
Ed Sheridan
Richard C. Slack
Max C. Smith
Gene Smith
William L. Smith
Rudolph Benjamin Spacek
Gilbert Manly Spring
Richard S. Stark
Vernon Stewart
Thomas H. Stilwell
Stanton Stone
R.L. Strickland
William A. 'Bill' Stroman
Frank G. Svadlenak
Reuben Talasek
Arnold J. Vale
J.B. Walling
Jesse Floyd Ward
John Ashley Warden
Russell H. Weaver
Sam E. Wohlford
Bill D. Wood
Thomas Burr 'Tibby' Wright
James Watson Yancy, Jr.
Herman Yezak
Lamar A. Zivley
 
 
Senate
Democrats in the Senate[ 31 of 31 100%]
A.M. Aikin, Jr.
Carlos C. Ashley, Sr.
John Junior Bell
J. Searcy Bracewell, Jr.
Neveille Colson
Kilmer B. Corbin, Sr.
Jep Fuller
Dorsey B. Hardeman
Grady Hazlewood
Abraham 'Chick' Kazen
Rogers Kelley
Wardlow Lane
Oswell Latimer
Ottis E. Lock
Crawford Martin
Warren McDonald
George Moffett
W.T. 'Bill' Moore
George Parkhouse
Jimmy Phillips
Andrew J. 'Andy' Rogers
Johnnie B. Rogers
Joe Russell
James T. Rutherford
Harley Sadler
Jarrard Secrest
William H. Shireman
Gus J. Strauss
Wayne W. Wagonseller
Rudolph Weinert
Doyle Willis
 
 

Districts represented by more than one person
H District 3 Phil Brooks Democrat 01/13/1953 - 08/02/1953  
H District 3 George D. Ford Democrat 03/15/1954 - 01/11/1955   Not included in the statistics above.
H District 60-2 William Henry Abington Democrat 01/13/1953 - 06/01/1953  
H District 60-2 Jim Moore Democrat 03/15/1954 - 01/11/1955   Not included in the statistics above.
H District 61 Bert Hall Democrat 01/13/1953 - 06/15/1953  
H District 61 Charles Dee Kirkham, Jr. Democrat 03/15/1954 - 01/11/1955   Not included in the statistics above.
H District 64 Frank G. Svadlenak Democrat 01/13/1953 - 01/09/1954  
H District 64 O.H. Schram Democrat 03/15/1954 - 01/11/1955   Not included in the statistics above.
H District 105-1 Samuel Isaacks Democrat 01/13/1953 - 01/28/1954  
H District 105-1 Maud Isaacks Democrat 03/15/1954 - 01/11/1955   Not included in the statistics above.
S District 18 John Junior Bell Democrat 01/13/1953 - 09/25/1954  
S District 18 William S. Fly Democrat 11/02/1954 - 01/08/1957   Not included in the statistics above.
S District 29 James T. Rutherford Democrat 01/13/1953 - 09/27/1954  
S District 29 Frank Owen III Democrat 11/02/1954 - 01/11/1955   Not included in the statistics above.