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Herman Yezak Herman Yezak
Full Name: Herman Yezak
Date of birth: February 16, 1913
Date of death: November 22, 1986

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Bremond / Robertson Dean of the House, 8/4/1961.   Milam, Robertson
H 56 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Milam, Robertson
H 56 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Milam, Robertson
H 56 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Milam, Robertson
H 56 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Milam, Robertson
H 63 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Robertson
H 63 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Robertson
H 63 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Bremond / Robertson   Robertson
H 63 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Hearne / Robertson   Robertson
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., HSR 115. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., HSR 261, extending congratulations of members of 54th Legislature to members who have ten years of service in the House. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 112. Dean of the House. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., HSR 211. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., HSR 212. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 70th Legislature, R.S., HR 4. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • "The only legislator called back to active duty since the start of the Korean war is Capt. Herman Yezak of Bremond. Yezak was first elected to the Legislature in 1944 while he was overseas, where he earned the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman's Badge." "Call to Armed Services Faces Dozen in Texas Legislature," 1/14/1951. Dallas Morning News.
  • United States Army Reserve, World War II. "In 1938, Mr. Yezak received a commission in the Army Reserve; he was called to active duty in 1942 and served his county in both North Africa and Italy; he retired from the Army Reserve with the rank of lieutenant colonel in 1966." 70th Legislature, R.S., HR 4. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Herman Yezak, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Agriculture  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education and Teacher Certification  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Military and Veterans Affairs (Chair) 
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Agriculture  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Agriculture  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Public Health  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Aeronautics (Chair) 
    Agriculture  
    Highways and Roads  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Agriculture  
    Highways and Roads  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Highways and Roads  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands and Buildings (Chair) 
    Rules  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Agriculture  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Highways and Roads  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Penitentiaries  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Agriculture (Vice Chair) 
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    School Districts  
    State Penitentiaries and the Farm System, Investigation, Special  
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Agriculture  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Military Affairs  
    Penitentiaries  
    School Districts  
     

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