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Frances 'Sissy' Farenthold Frances 'Sissy' Farenthold
Full Name: Frances "Sissy" Farenthold
Other surnames: Tarlton,

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45-1 Jan 14, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (1)   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Kleberg, Nueces
H 45-1 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Kleberg, Nueces
(1) Not present at organization of the House 1/12/1971. Oath of office administered 1/14/1971, p. 37. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 62nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HSR 80. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch (Frances Tarlton "Sissy" Farenthold). Relatives: Benjamin Dudley Tarlton - grandfather, Frances Tarlton "Sissy" Farenthold - granddaughter. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Frances Tarlton 'Sissy' Farenthold: A Noble Citizen, April 23-24, 2015, conference program, biographical sketch, and photos of Sissy Farenthold and Barbara Jordan. Presented by the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, School of Law, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Other Resources
  • Photograph, "Where Are They Now? The Dirty Thirty," September 2001, p. 52. Texas Monthly.
  • "Texas (still) needs Farenthold," September 21, 2007, pp. 28-31. Texas Observer.
  • Frances Tarlton 'Sissy' Farenthold: A Noble Citizen, online exhibition of Farenthold's state, national, and international career. Presented by the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, School of Law, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Frances 'Sissy' Farenthold, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Frances 'Sissy' Farenthold, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 61st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 62nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    62nd R.S. - 1971
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Governmental Affairs and Efficiency  
    Labor  
    Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Beach Study  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Governmental Affairs and Efficiency  
    Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Private Vocational-Technical Education  
     

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