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Texas Legislators: Past & Present

Welcome to Texas Legislators: Past & Present, a database providing information about legislators in Texas from 1846 through present.

Please note that the database is a work in progress and complete data are not yet available for all legislators or legislative sessions. Library staff members have made every effort to verify the information presented in the database utilizing as many primary resources as possible; occasionally, however, sources are silent or provide conflicting information. Users should carefully review any explanatory information provided.

If you have additional information that you would like to share with the library, please send us an email at lrl.service@lrl.texas.gov or call us at 512-463-1252. To donate physical or electronic material for inclusion in this database, please contact the library first, then review the permission to publish information and forms. We welcome your questions, comments, or corrections.

Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

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