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Walter Tynan Walter Tynan
Full Name: Edward Walter Tynan
Date of birth: January 3, 1898
Date of death: January 20, 1965

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 26 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   51st   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bandera, Bexar, Kendall, Kerr
S 26 Jul 27, 1946 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   49th (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bandera, Bexar, Kendall, Kerr
(1) Walter Tynan, in special election 7/27/1946, succeeded J. Franklin Spears, died 5/29/1946. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., HCR 16. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., SCR 16. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Edward Walter "Walter" Tynan, II, birth date 1/3/1898, death date 1/20/1965, interment in San Fernando Cemetery #2, San Antonio, Bexar County. Biographical sketch, photo, reprint of obituary and editorial in San Antonio Express, and campaign flyer. Find a Grave.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Second Lieutenant, World War I. Edward Walter Tynan, birth date 1/3/1898 and Edward W. Tynan, birth 1898. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin)
  • United States Army Air Corps, World War I; Lieutenant Colonel, World War II. "Walter Tynan also served his country in time of need during World War I as a 'pursuit' pilot in the Army Corps, and as a Lieutenant Colonel overseas in World War II." 59th Legislature, R.S., HCR 16. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • "Walter Tynan Offers Services to U.S. Army," 12/10/1941, p. 4A. San Antonio Express.
  • Other Resources
  • Memorial, April 1965, p. 324. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Walter Tynan, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Tynan, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Walter Tynan, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 49th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Corporation Laws Revision, Special  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Labor  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Military and Veterans' Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Town and City Corporations (Vice Chair) 
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Aeronautics  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Town and City Corporations  
    Veterans' Affairs  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Governor's Mansion  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
    Labor (Vice Chair) 
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Military Affairs  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    Public Health (Vice Chair) 
    Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special  
    Veterans' Affairs  
     

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