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R.M. Wynne Richard M. Wynne
Full Name: Richard M. "Dick" Wynne
Date of birth: June 2, 1844
Date of death: July 15, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Panola, Rusk, Shelby

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) "The regular democratic ticket, State and county, all elected," p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) 17th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/11/1881, p. 1. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • WYNNE, RICHARD M. (1844-1912). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Volume II, pp. 110-112. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.M. Wynne, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Federal Relations  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Public Claims and Accounts  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts (Chair) 
    Senatorial and Representative Districts, Apportionment (Co-Chair) 
    State Indebtedness  

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