Price Daniel

Price Daniel, Sr.

Full Name: Marion Price Daniel, Sr.
Date of birth: October 10, 1910
Date of death: August 25, 1988

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Liberty / Liberty Speaker   Hardin, Liberty
H 14 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Liberty / Liberty   Hardin, Liberty
H 14 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Liberty / Liberty   Hardin, Liberty

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Private. "Pvt. Daniel Slipped One Over on the Boys," 8/22/1943, p. 11. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • United States Army, Captain, World War II. " . . . Daniel earned the respect of his colleagues and in early 1943 was unanimously elected speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. After serving one term in that office he enlisted in the army as a private and the following year graduated from officers' candidate school in Lexington, Virginia, as a judge advocate general. He was discharged from the army in May 1946 with the rank of captain, after having served in the Pacific and Japan." Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Relatives: William Partlow Daniel - brother; Marion Price Daniel, Sr. - brother. Relatives: William Partlow Daniel - uncle; Marion Price Daniel, Jr. - nephew, "'Gov. Bill' Daniel, benefactor," 5/20/2006, p. B6. Houston Chronicle.
  • Governor of Texas 1957-1963. Legislative Reference Library, Governors of Texas, 1846-present.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

47th R.S. - 1941
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Lands and Buildings (Vice Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  
46th R.S. - 1939
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 
Public Lands and Buildings  

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