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Jim Dunnam Jim Dunnam
Full Name: James Robert "Jim" Dunnam

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57 Jan 13, 2009 - Jan 11, 2011 81st   Democrat Chilton / Falls   Falls, Leon, McLennan, Madison, Robertson
H 57 Jan 9, 2007 - Jan 13, 2009 80th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, Leon, McLennan, Madison, Robertson
H 57 Jan 11, 2005 - Jan 9, 2007 79th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, Leon, McLennan, Madison, Robertson
H 57 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Falls, Leon, McLennan, Madison, Robertson
H 57 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2003 77th   Democrat McGregor / McLennan   McLennan
H 57 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Democrat McGregor / McLennan   McLennan
H 57 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 78th Legislature - Remarks by Representative Dunnam, 3/27/2003, pp. 1002-1004. "In 1917, my grandfather sat in this chamber . . . he died when I was about 9." Relatives: W. V. Dunnam, Sr. - grandfather, Jim Dunnam - grandson. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, 79th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.
  • Biographical sketch in conference program, participant biographies, Frances Tarlton 'Sissy' Farenthold: A Noble Citizen, April 23-24, 2015. Presented by the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, School of Law, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jim Dunnam, 75th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jim Dunnam, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jim Dunnam, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jim Dunnam, 78th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jim Dunnam, 79th Legislature, Members of the 79th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 79th Legislature, 2005.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • 80th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 81st session composite photo of House members (House chamber, east wall. 2W.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Relatives: W. V. Dunnam, Sr. - grandfather, Jim Dunnam - grandson. "Five minutes with" Jim Dunnam, 4/6/2001. Grandfather served in the Texas House of Representatives in 1917. Associated Press State and Local Wire.
  • Mentioned in "A Fish Rots from the Head," 6/15/2007. Texas Observer.
  • Dunnam, James Robert. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Committee Informationtop
    81st R.S. - 2009
    Environmental Regulation  
    Federal Economic Stabilization Funding, Select (Chair) 
    Transportation  
    Transportation Subcommittee on Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs)  
    Transportation Subcommittee on Toll Roads (Chair) 
    80th R.S. - 2007
    Corrections  
    Economic Development  
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Culture, Recreation, and Tourism  
    Juvenile Justice and Family Issues  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Juvenile Justice and Family Issues  
    77th R.S. - 2001
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Public Education  
    Redistricting  
    76th R.S. - 1999
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Judicial Interpretations of Law, Select  
    Public Education  
    Redistricting  
    75th R.S. - 1997
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Higher Education  
     

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