Joe Hawn

Full Name: Joseph P. "Joe" Hawn
Date of birth: May 8, 1915
Date of death: November 22, 1973

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33-L Jan 9, 1973 - Nov 22, 1973 63rd (1)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 33-10 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 33-10 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

(1) John W. Bryant, in special election 1/26/1974, sworn in Constitutional Convention of 1974 on 1/29/1974, succeeded Joseph P. Hawn, died 11/22/1973. First session was 64th Regular. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of the 'Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1973.


  • Photograph. Joe Hawn, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Hawn, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Hawn, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

63rd R.S. - 1973
Liquor Regulation  
State Affairs  
62nd R.S. - 1971
Business and Marketing Affairs  
Coordination of State and Federal Air Quality Standards  
County Government  
Data Processing and Printing (Vice Chair) 
Highways and Roads  
Natural Resources  
Permanent Identification of Personal Property  
Rio Grande Water Study  
State Affairs  
Water Development, Quality, and Conservation  
61st R.S. - 1969
Attraction of New Industry  
Governmental Affairs and Efficiency  
Highways and Roads  
Military Affairs  
Urban Affairs  

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