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Gene Jones Gene Jones
Full Name: Eugene "Gene" Jones

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 7 Jan 11, 1977 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   65th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Fort Bend, Harris
S 7 Apr 3, 1976 - Jan 11, 1977 64th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Fort Bend, Harris
H 97 Jan 1, 1975 - Jan 31, 1976 64th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 97 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) In Senate, Eugene Jones, in special election 4/3/1976, sworn in 65th Legislature, succeeded Robert A. Gammage, resigned 1/23/1976. In House, J. L. Briscoe, in special election 4/3/1976, sworn 4/13/1976, succeeded Eugene Jones, resigned 1/31/1976. Briscoe did not serve in leg session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Special election 2/28/1976, runoff 4/3/1976. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
(3) Jones' Senatorial oath of office was 64th Interim (1976). First session was 65th Regular. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate - Seniority and President Pro Tempore List, 1967.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 65th Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 45 and 65th Legislature, 2nd C.S., SR 66. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary
    Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 66th Legislature, 1979.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Gene Jones, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gene Jones, 64th Legislature, A State of Remembrance
  • Photograph. Gene Jones, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gene Jones, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 64th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 65th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 66th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 64th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Administration (Chair) 
    Charitable Organizations, Interim  
    Human Resources  
    Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare (Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters  
    Regional Flood Task Force (Co-Chair) 
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Administration (Vice Chair) 
    Beaches  
    Faculty Workload Requirements  
    Human Resources  
    Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare  
    Jurisprudence  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters  
    Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Workmen's Compensation  
    64th R.S. - 1975
    Financial Institutions  
    Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare (Chair) 
    Judicial Affairs  
    Ship Channel Safety, Special Interim  
    63rd R.S. - 1973
    Environmental Affairs  
    Environmental Affairs Subcommittee on Pollution Control (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Judiciary Subcommittee on Judicial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Rehabilitation  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Law Enforcement Education, Training and Standards (Vice Chair) 
    Water Supply and Waste Disposal in Metropolitan Areas, Interim  
     

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