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William Shofner William Algee Shofner
Full Name: William Algee "Son" Shofner
Date of birth: June 7, 1906
Date of death: February 8, 1999

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   51st   Democrat Temple / Bell   Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Erath, Hamilton
H 95 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Temple / Bell   Bell
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 76th Legislature, R.S., HR 213. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 77th Legislature, R.S., SR 825. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance, 2001.
  • Memorial, September 2000, p. 818. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Shofner, William Algee. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • FBI, United States Army. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Shofner, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Shofner, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. William Shofner, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish (Vice Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Interstate Cooperation (Chair) 
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Health  
    Representative Districts (Vice Chair) 
    State Institutions and Departments  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Counties  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
     

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