John Lee Smith

John Lee Smith

Full Name: John Lee Smith
Date of birth: May 16, 1894
Date of death: September 26, 1963

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 24 Jan 14, 1941 - Mar 1, 1942 47th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Throckmorton / Throckmorton   Callahan, Eastland, Fisher, Haskell, Jones, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Taylor, Throckmorton

(1) Dallas Morning News 3/1/1942, "Throckmorton Senator Bids for Promotion: Becomes Candidate for Nomination as Lieutenant Governor" [LRL microfilm, Articles of Interest]. Legislative Clipping Service.
(2) Pat M. Bullock, in special election 11/3/1942, succeeded to unexpired term of John L. Smith (in Senate), resigned 9/10/1941. Bullock resigned 11/18/1942, after reelection 11/3/1942. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 47th Legislature, 1st C.S. - First Day roll call, 9/9/1941, p. 7, includes Smith. Eighth Day roll, 9/19/1941, p. 70, shows Smith was present as a Senator on last day of the session. Senate Journal. September 19, 1941 September 9, 1941

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Military Service Notes


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Committee Information top

47th R.S. - 1941
Civil Jurisprudence  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
Election Law Violations, Investigation, Special  
Game and Fish (Chair) 
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Affairs  
State Institutions and Departments (Chair) 
Stock and Stock Raising  
Un-American Activities  

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