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House Committee on Alleged Assault on Representative Burns, Investigate, Special - 43rd R.S. (1933)

Committee Members
Jacob Leonard Goodman, Chair
Robert Wilburn Calvert
Oscar Fitzallen Chastain
Albert King Daniel
William Cleo McClain
Olan Rogers Van Zandt
Benjamin F. Vaughan
Charges
• Make a thorough and complete investigation of the circumstances surrounding the purported assault on Representative Gordon Burns, to ascertain the names of the persons perpetrating the same, and the manner and method by which the same was executed, and to determine whether or not said assault was made because of words spoken by a Member of the House on the floor in debate, and whether or not said assault was committed for the purpose of intimidating a Member of the House or for obstructing or influencing the proceedings of the House.

Note:
Appointed by Speaker 4/25/1933, pursuant to HSR 149. Report printed in House Journal, 43rd Legislature, R.S., 4/28/1933, pp. 1806-1808.
See also: HSR 155 by Jones, House Journal, 43rd Legislature, R.S., 4/28/1933, pp. 1808-1809 and related hearing, 4/28/1933, pp. 1852-1859 and communication, 5/2/1933, pp. 1904-1906.

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