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Joe Moreno Joe Moreno
Full Name: Joe Ernest Moreno
Date of birth: August 12, 1964
Date of death: May 6, 2005

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 143 Jan 11, 2005 - May 6, 2005 79th (1) (2)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 143 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 143 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 13, 2003 77th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 143 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 143 Nov 9, 1998 - Jan 12, 1999 75th (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Proclamations, 5/24/2005 and 11/17/2005, Ordering special election on 11/8/2005 and runoff election on 12/10/2005 in House District 143 to serve unexpired term of Joe Moreno. Governor Rick Perry.
(2) Ana Hernandez, in special election 11/8/2005, runoff election 12/10/2005, sworn 12/20/2005, succeeded unexpired term of Joe Moreno, died 5/6/2005. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-Current.
(3) Joe Moreno sworn 11/9/1998. Oaths of Office.
(4) Joe Moreno, in special election 11/3/1998, sworn 1/12/1999, succeeded Gerard H. Torres, resigned 7/28/1998. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Torres resignation date. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office.
(6) 77th Legislature - J. Moreno oath of office date, 11/9/1998. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order.
(7) November 1998 Special Elections. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-Current.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Invocation by Reverend Demotis Sherman, Jr. remembering Representative Moreno. Representatives Senfronia Thompson, Paul Moreno, and Jim Dunnam offer tribute and lead the House in prayer, 5/6/2005, pp. 2790. House Journal.
  • Memorial session honoring Joe E. Moreno - May 11, 2005. House Journal.
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HCR 185, honoring the life of Representative Moreno and extending sympathy to family. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HCR 208 (introduced), encourging the board of regents of Texas Southern University to name an area on its campus after Representative Moreno. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 1569, invitation to memorial service. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Senators Barrientos, Ellis, Gallegos, Lucio, Van de Putte, and Whitmire recognized for remarks in memory of Joe Moreno, p. 1694. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • MORENO, JOE ERNEST (1964-2005). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Hispanic Journal, 2000 Legislative Guide, 2000.
  • Photos, readings, biographical sketch, order of service, list of participants, and family acknowledgement, May 10, 2005. Liturgical Program, Funeral Service for Representative Joe Moreno, 2005.
  • Biographical sketch, 79th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joe Moreno, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Moreno, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Moreno, 78th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Moreno, 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.
  • Other Resources
  • Photo gallery: House reacts to the death of Joe Moreno, 5/6/2005. Austin American Statesman.
  • Photo and order of service, May 11, 2005. Texas House of Representatives Memorial Service Program..
  • Moreno, Joe Ernest. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Committee Informationtop
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Border and International Affairs  
    Juvenile Justice and Family Issues  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Business and Industry  
    Juvenile Justice and Family Issues  
    77th R.S. - 2001
    Insurance  
    Licensing and Administrative Procedures  
    Rules and Resolutions  
    76th R.S. - 1999
    Insurance  
    Licensing and Administrative Procedures  
    Rules and Resolutions  
     

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