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M. B. Etheredge, Jr. M.B. Etheredge, Jr.
Full Name: Mode Barbee Etheredge, Jr.
Date of birth: June 7, 1915
Date of death: May 15, 2014

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 9, 1951 - Aug 29, 1951 52nd (1)   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker
H 29 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker
H 29 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Huntsville / Walker   San Jacinto, Walker
(1) Robert C. Stiernberg, in special election 11/13/1951, succeeded M.B. Etheredge, Jr., resigned 8/29/1951. 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
  • 74th Legislature, R.S., HR 642, honoring the Honorable M.B. Etheredge. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 77th Legislature, R.S., HR 1307, honoring Colonel M.B. Etheredge for his distinguished service to this state and nation. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 78th Legislature, R.S., HCR 27, conferring the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor on Colonel M.B. Etheredge. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biography in LRL collection, From Huntsville to Hell: LTC. M.B. Etheredge and the Men of K Company 30th Inf. 3rd Div. in WWII., 2005.
  • Military Service Notes
  • National Guard, Lieutenant Colonel; United States Army during World War II. "Call to Armed Services Faces Dozen in Texas Legislature," 1/14/1951. Dallas Morning News.
  • United States Army, Colonel. Earned Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts. 78th Legislature, R.S., HCR 27, conferring the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor on Colonel M.B. Etheredge, includes detailed description of military service. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Other Resources
  • "Retired Army Colonel Celebrating 95 Years of Life," 6/12/2010. KBTX.com.
  • Notice of death, 5/16/2014. Speaker of the House.
  • "World War II Hero Etheredge Honored With New Campus Statue Of Sam Houston," 5/9/2008. Today @ Sam.
  • M. B. Etheredge. Wikipedia.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M. B. Etheredge, Jr., 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M. B. Etheredge, Jr., 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M. B. Etheredge, Jr., 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Claims and Accounts  
    Counties  
    Education (Chair) 
    Enrolled Bills  
    Penitentiaries  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Aeronautics  
    Appropriations  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Penitentiaries (Vice Chair) 
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Appropriations  
    Labor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    State Penitentiaries and the Farm System, Investigation, Special  
     

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