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House Committee on Retrieve State Farm Penitentiary Complaints, Special - 44th R.S. (1935)

Committee Members
Robert H. Alexander
Charles Carter Canon
J.C. Davis
Kenneth McCalla
Andrew Todd McKinney, Jr.
Charges
• Investigate charges of brutality and general conditions at the Retrieve State Farm.*
• Investigate to determine whether convicts in the Texas prison system are being segregated as to first offenders and "repeaters", as to ages, etc., and the feasibility of such segregation.

Note:
Appointed by Speaker 4/10/1935, pursuant to resolution by McCalla. See also: resolution by McCalla relative to investigation of conditions at Retrieve State Farm, House Journal, 44th Legislature, 4/12/1935, p. 1345. Report printed in House Journal, 44th Legislature, 5/6/1935, pp. 2242-2245; cites HSR 121 and 128.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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