Paul D. Page

Paul DeWitt Page

Full Name: Paul DeWitt Page
Date of birth: August 23, 1868
Date of death: August 18, 1945

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 14, 1919 - Oct 7, 1922 37th (1) (2) (3)   36th (4) (5)   37th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop Senate President Pro Tempore (37th)
Senate President Pro Tempore (36th)  
Bastrop, Burleson, Lee, Washington
S 19 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 14, 1919 34th (7)   35th (6)   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop, Burleson, Lee, Washington

(1) 37th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 1/11/1921, Regular Session. Senate Journal.
(2) Page resigned 10/7/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 37th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/11/1921, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(4) 36th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 6/23/1919, 2nd C.S. Senate Journal.
(5) 36th Legislature - Member-elect in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 5th, 1918, oath of office administered, 1/14/1919, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(6) 35th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/9/1917, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(7) 34th Legislature - Elected November 3, 1914, oath of office administered to members elect, 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • PAGE, PAUL DEWITT (1868-1945). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," The Houston Post, 3/22/1917, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Funeral and photo, "Services Held for Judge Page," Bastrop Advertiser, 8/23/1945, p. 1, crediting Bastrop Public Library.
    Obituary, Senator Paul D. Page, by C.W. Webb, and tribute to Judge Paul D. Page by the Bastrop Lions Club, Bastrop Advertiser, 8/30/1945, p. 1, crediting Bastrop Public Library. Born 8/23/1868 in Evergreen, Alabama. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). August 23, 1945 August 30, 1945
  • Memorial, February 1946, p. 73. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Biographical sketch, Paul D. Page, Volume 2, pp. 300-301. Born 8/23/1868 in Evergreen, Alabama. Texas Democracy: a Centennial History of Politics and Personalities of the Democratic Party, 1836-1936, 1937.

Other Resources

  • Paul DeWitt Page, birth date 8/23/1869 in Evergreen, Alabama; death date 8/18/1945 in Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Paul D. Page, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Bastrop, Bastrop County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Civil Jurisprudence  
Congressional Districts  
Graft Charges, Investigation of  
Insurance and Banking (Chair) 
Labor (Vice Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  
36th R.S. - 1919
Agricultural Affairs  
Blue Ridge Farm Purchase, Investigate  
Civil Jurisprudence  
Contingent Expense (Chair) 
Insurance and Banking  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Ranger Force, Investigate (Vice Chair) 
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  
Towns and City Corporations (Vice Chair) 
35th R.S. - 1917
Congressional Districts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Educational Affairs  
Insurance and Banking  
Investigation of Expenditures on Capitol and Disloyalty of Certain State Employees  
Nominations of the Governor  
Privileges and Elections  
State Affairs  
Towns and City Corporations  
University of Texas, Investigative (Chair) 
34th R.S. - 1915
Congressional Districts  
Contingent Expenses  
Inspect Capitol  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  
State Affairs  

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