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Ernestine Glossbrenner Ernestine Glossbrenner
Full Name: Ernestine Viola Glossbrenner
Date of birth: November 1, 1932
Date of death: May 20, 2012

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 44 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 44 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 44 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 44 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Dimmit, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, La Salle, McMullen, Zapata, Zavala
H 58 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Starr
H 58 Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Starr
H 58 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th   Democrat Alice / Jim Wells   Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Starr
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 121. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 73rd Legislature, R.S., SCR 14. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Ernestine Viola Glossbrenner, pp. 193-197. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Mentioned in MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS article. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1991.
  • Awarded 'Most Moving Speech'. Best and Worst Legislators 1987.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ernestine Glossbrenner, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernestine Glossbrenner, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernestine Glossbrenner, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernestine Glossbrenner, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernestine Glossbrenner, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernestine Glossbrenner, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernestine Glossbrenner, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernestine Glossbrenner, 72nd Legislature, Members of the 72nd Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 65th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 66th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 67th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 68th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 69th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 70th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 71st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 72nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Former State Rep. Ernestine Glossbrenner dead at 79," 5/20/2012; Funeral arrangements, "Glossbrenner to be buried in Texas State Cemetery," 5/21/2012. Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Funeral arrangements Obituary
  • Interview with Ernestine Glossbrenner, pp. 5-6, January 15, 1993. Texas Observer.
  • Biographical note, "A Guide to the Ernestine Glossbrenner papers, 1948-1996." University of Texas at San Antonio Library, 2004.
  • Committee Informationtop
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Elections  
    Elections Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Public Education (Chair) 
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Election Contest District 129, Special  
    Elections  
    Elections Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    House Research Organization Steering Committee  
    Job Training Partnership Act Monitoring  
    Proprietary Schools, Interim  
    Public Education (Chair) 
    Public Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Elections (Chair) 
    High School Dropouts, Special (Co-Chair) 
    House Research Organization Steering Committee  
    Public Education  
    69th R.S. - 1985
    Advisory Committee to Study Viable Alternatives to the House Study Group (Chair) 
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Construction Trench Safety (Chair) 
    House Research Organization Steering Committee (Chair) 
    Public Education (Vice Chair) 
    Public Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Farmworker Insurance  
    Public Education (Vice Chair) 
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Business and Industry  
    Business and Industry Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Public Education  
    Public Education Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    Teenage Pregnancy, Select  
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Business and Industry  
    Business and Industry Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters  
    Privileges and Elections, Special  
    Public Education (Vice Chair) 
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Business and Industry  
    Business and Industry Subcommittee on Industrial Development  
    Health and Welfare  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Aging (Vice Chair) 
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Appropriative Matters - Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
    Health and Welfare Subcommittee on Public Welfare  
    Minority Business Enterprises, Select  
     

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