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James Manley Head James Manley Head
Full Name: James Manley Head
Date of birth: February 16, 1909
Date of death: August 17, 1992

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1)   45th (2)   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Erath, Hamilton
H 105 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Erath, Hood
H 105 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Erath, Hood
(1) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(2) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, p. 2, listed in "Oath of Office Administered to Senators-Elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HCR 24. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., SR 23, 11/17/1992, pp. 28-29. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Biographical information (youngest in the Senate at 27), extensive profile and quotations from Senator J. Manley Head - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 9, 14-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • Memorial, April 1993, p. 412. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Head, James Manley. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James Manley Head, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Manley Head, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Manley Head, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. James Manley Head, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Agriculture  
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Interstate Co-operation (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    State Affairs  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Banking  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Insurance  
    Labor  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Common Carriers  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Insurance  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Piano Purchase for House of Representatives, Special  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Game and Fisheries  
    Inspection of Prison System, Special  
    Military Affairs  
    School Districts  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
     

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