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Wallace Hughston

Full Name: Wallace Hughston
Date of birth: January 31, 1874
Date of death: April 21, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 8, 1935 - Mar 20, 1935 44th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat McKinney / Collin   Collin, Hunt, Rains, Rockwall

(1) Claude Isbell, in special election 4/13/1935, sworn 4/18/1935, succeeded Wallace Hughston, resigned effective 3/20/1935. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 44th Legislature - Message from the Governor, 3/27/1935, p. 821. Senator Wallace Hughston's resignation, effective 3/20/1935, accepted by Governor in message to Senate. Senate Journal.
(3) 44th Legislature - Roll Call of New Senators and Certificate of New Senators, oath of office administered, 1/8/1935, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, June 1959, p. 379. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Wallace Hughston, (1874-1959), burial in Plano Mutual Cemetery, Plano, Collin County, "Grandmaster of Masons." Includes portrait. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Agricultural Affairs  
Congressional Districts  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Insurance (Vice Chair) 
Internal Improvements (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Affairs  

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