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Mary Denny Mary Denny
Full Name: Mary Diane Denny
Other surnames: Craver, James, Tolpo

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Jan 11, 2005 - Jan 9, 2007 79th   Republican Aubrey / Denton   Denton
H 63 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th   Republican Aubrey / Denton   Denton
H 63 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2003 77th   Republican Aubrey / Denton   Collin, Denton, Rockwall
H 63 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Republican Aubrey / Denton   Collin, Denton, Rockwall
H 63 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   Republican Aubrey / Denton   Collin, Denton, Rockwall
H 63 Jan 10, 1995 - Jan 14, 1997 74th   Republican Aubrey / Denton   Collin, Denton, Rockwall
H 63 Jan 14, 1993 - Jan 10, 1995 73rd (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Republican Aubrey / Denton   Collin, Denton, Rockwall
(1) 73rd Legislature - Roll of Members-Elect, 1/12/1993, p. 4. House Journal.
(2) 73rd Legislature - took oath of office at approximately 5:30 pm on Thursday, 1/14/1993. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
(3) Name Mary Denny James for 73rd Legislature (1993); Mary Denny from 74th Legislature (1995) forward. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - House of Representatives (roster), 62nd Legislature-present, 1971.
(4) 77th Legislature - Denny oath of office date. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order.
(5) Mary Denny James. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 2054, granting Mary Denny and Norman Tolpo permission to use the House chamber for their wedding ceremony. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Mentioned in 74th Legislature, R.S., HCR 122, recognizing the 100th anniversary of the first female legislators. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, 76th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Mary Denny, 73rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mary Denny converses with (from left to right) Rep. Joe Nixon, Speaker Pete Laney, and Dave McNeely., 74th Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. Mary Denny, 74th Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. Mary Denny, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mary Denny, 75th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mary Denny, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mary Denny, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mary Denny, 78th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mary Denny, 79th Legislature, Members of the 79th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 74th Legislature, 1995.
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 79th Legislature, 2005.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 73rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 75th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 76th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 77th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 78th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 79th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Relatives: Robert Hal Jackson and Mary Diane Denny, nee Craver - second cousins. Ancestry.com.
  • "House to Make a Home," 5/6/2005, reports on the marriage of incumbent representative Mary Denny and Norman Tolpo. The ceremony took place in the House chamber on 5/6/2005, with Representative Joe Crabb officiating. Austin American Statesman.
  • Photo, political affiliation, and committee assignment. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Denny, Mary Craver. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Committee Informationtop
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Election Contests, Select  
    Elections (Chair) 
    House Administration  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Election Contests, Select  
    Elections (Chair) 
    Ethics, Select  
    House Administration  
    77th R.S. - 2001
    Elections  
    Financial Institutions  
    76th R.S. - 1999
    Elections  
    Financial Institutions  
    75th R.S. - 1997
    County Affairs  
    Elections  
    74th R.S. - 1995
    Elections  
    Health and Human Services Block Grants, House Joint  
    Human Services  
    Rules and Resolutions  
    73rd R.S. - 1993
    Agriculture and Wildlife Management  
    Elections  
     

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