G.C. Morris

George C. Morris

Full Name: George C. Morris
Date of birth: July 17, 1912
Date of death: August 17, 1997

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 9, 1951 51st (1)   50th   51st (1)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt Senate President Pro Tempore (51st)   Collin, Hunt, Rains, Rockwall
S 10 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 14, 1947 48th   49th   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Collin, Hunt, Rains, Rockwall
S 10 Aug 4, 1942 - Jan 12, 1943 47th (2) (3)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Collin, Hunt, Rains, Rockwall
H 40 Jan 14, 1941 - Jun 11, 1942 47th (2) (3)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt
H 40 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt
H 40 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt
H 40 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt

(1) 51st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 7/5/1949. Senate Journal.
(2) In Senate, George C. Morris, in special election 7/21/1942, sworn 8/24/1942, succeeded Claude Isbell, resigned 3/1/1942. In House, Edgar Hutchins, Sr., in special election 7/25/1942, succeeded George C. Morris, resigned 6/11/1942. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) G.C. Morris took oath of office to fill unexpired term of Hon. Claude Isbell on 8/4/1942. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, 8/18/1997. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Memorial, June 1998, p. 603. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Morris, G.C. Texas State Cemetery.

Photographs

  • Photograph. G.C. Morris, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.C. Morris, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.C. Morris, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.C. Morris, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.C. Morris, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.C. Morris, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.C. Morris, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.C. Morris, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

51st R.S. - 1949
Civil Jurisprudence  
Education  
Employees Assignment, Special  
Finance  
Game and Fish  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Insurance (Chair) 
Insurance Code  
Interstate Cooperation (Vice Chair) 
Interstate Cooperation  
Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
Labor  
State Affairs  
State Institutions and Departments  
50th R.S. - 1947
Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Federal Relations  
Finance  
Highways and Motor Traffic (Chair) 
Insurance  
Judicial Districts  
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
Rural Aid Equalization, Special Joint Legislative  
State Affairs  
49th R.S. - 1945
Aeronautics  
Congressional Districts (Vice Chair) 
Counties and County Boundaries  
Education  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Finance  
Flag Presentation to Mexican Army Aviation Squadron, Special  
Insurance  
Internal Improvements  
Penitentiaries  
Towns and City Corporations  
48th R.S. - 1943
Education  
Federal Relations  
Finance  
Insurance (Vice Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Investigating, Special  
Labor  
Military Affairs  
Nominations of the Governor  
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Rules  
Rural Aid, Special  
State Penitentiaries  
Textbooks and The University of Texas, Investigation, Special and Interim  
Towns and City Corporations (Vice Chair) 
47th R.S. - 1941
Appropriations  
Constitutional Amendments  
Insurance  
Liquor Traffic  
Portrait of Honorable Sam Rayburn, Special  
Rules (Chair) 
Rural Aid Advisory, Special  
46th R.S. - 1939
Appropriations  
Atlanta, Texas Explosion, Special  
Claims and Accounts  
Common Carriers  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
Public Lands and Buildings Committee Minutes, Special  
Representation Before the Legislature  
Rural Aid Legislative Advisory  
45th R.S. - 1937
Commerce and Manufactures  
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Rural Aid to Schools, Special  
Equalization Fund, Special  
Highways and Motor Traffic (Chair) 
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Old Age Assistance, Special (Chair) 
Penitentiaries  
Revenue and Taxation  
44th R.S. - 1935
Judicial Districts  
Liquor Traffic  
Penitentiaries  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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