Pat M. Neff

Pat Morris Neff

Full Name: Pat Morris Neff
Date of birth: November 26, 1871
Date of death: January 20, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 68 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Waco / McLennan Speaker   McLennan
H 66 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
H 66 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 38th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, "On Members of the Senate," pp. 325-326. Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Political biography and collection of speeches and essays by Pat M. Neff in library collection, 923.2764 N298N 1925. The Battles of Peace, 1925.
  • Pat Morris Neff, birth date 11/26/1871, death date 1/20/1952, photo, biographical sketch, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Governor of Texas 1921-1925; President of Baylor University 1932-1947. Find a Grave.
  • NEFF, PAT MORRIS (1871-1952). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biography in LRL collection by Dorthory Blodgett, Terrell Blodgett, and David L. Scott, 923.2764 N298B. The Land, the Law, and the Lord: The Life of Pat Neff, 2007.
  • 37th Speaker of the House of Representatives: Pat M. Neff. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biographical sketch, Pat M. Neff, pp. 136-138. Born 11/26/1872 in McGregor. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. Pat M. Neff, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pat M. Neff, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Patt M. Neff, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pat M. Neff, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Counties and County Boundaries  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
Revenue and Taxation  
University of Texas and its Medical Branch  
Walker, Austin Opera House Manager, Investigate  
26th R.S. - 1899
Agricultural Affairs  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Towns and City Corporations  

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