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Pat Dwyer Pat Dwyer
Full Name: Pat A. Dwyer, Sr.
Date of birth: December 17, 1874
Date of death: November 30, 1951

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78-2 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 78-2 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 78-2 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 78-1 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 78-1 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 78-1 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Other Resources
  • Pat A. Dwyer, Sr., birth date 12/17/1874, death date 11/30/1951, interment in San Jose Burial Park, San Antonio. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express.
  • Obituary and photo, "Pat Dwyer, S.A. Politico Dies," 12/2/1951, p. 1. Pat A. Dwyer, Sr., age 76, death date Sunday, 11/30/1951. Dwyer "spent 12 years in the legislature . . . During his carrer [sic: career] in Austin, Dwyer caught added attention by frequently speaking to the house in Spanish." San Antonio Light.
  • 48th Legislature (1943) - Pat Dwyer, postoffice San Antonio, Bexar County, nativity Texas, age 63, salesman, member former legislatures: 42nd-44th, 46th-47th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Pat Dwyer, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pat Dwyer, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pat Dwyer, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pat Dwyer, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pat Dwyer, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Banks and Banking  
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Common Carriers  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Liquor Traffic  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    State Affairs  
    Un-American Activities  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Common Carriers  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Livestock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Charges Against Honorable J. E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture, Special  
    Common Carriers  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Banks and Banking  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    State Affairs  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Banks and Banking  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    State Affairs  
     

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